Heavy Rain, Wind Gusts Forecast for Huntington

Optimum and PSEG-LI said Thursday that they are preparing as remants of Tropical Storm Nicole hit the Northeast on Friday. And Gov. Hochul directed state agencies Thursday to prepare emergency response assets. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory effective Friday at 10 p.m. through Read More …

Heavy Rain Expected Over Weekend in Huntington

Heavy rain is forecast to hit the Huntington area Saturday, as remnants of Hurricane Ian head to the Northeast. The National Weather Service said Friday that Long Island could expect 2 to 3 inches of rain and gusting winds starting Friday night and continuing through Read More …

Cooling Center Operations Extended Through Sunday, Beach Access Free

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth has extended cooling center hours for the duration of the heat wave through Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through Friday, and forecast temperatures in the 90s through Sunday. The following facilities are available for use as Read More …

Huntington Designates Cooling Centers Against Heat Wave

As the heat wave continues this week, the Town of Huntington is extending lifeguard and operational hours at certain town facilities to help residents stay cool.. Supervisor Ed Smyth has designated various Town of Huntington facilities as cooling centers for  residents for the duration of Read More …

Thunderstorm Watch Remains for Huntington

A handful of power outages were reported around Huntington Monday afternoon after a thunderstorm swept through the area. Several people reported flickering lights or a temporary loss of cable service as well. More rain could be on the way. A severe thunderstorm watch is in Read More …

How To: Calculate Heat Index (And Why You May Feel Miserable Today)

With the National Weather Service predicting a heat index as high as 104 Sunday, it’s helpful to know what that number means, aside from realizing that the day could be pretty yucky. The heat index is what the temperature feels like to the human body Read More …

Heat Wave Hangs On, With Humidity, High Temperatures

The oppressive heat will continue Sunday, with the National Weather Service predicting temperatures in the low 90s in the Huntington area, and a possible heat index of 104. The weather service said the heat index, also known as the apparent temperature, is what the temperature Read More …

Thunderstorms Possible for Huntington Area

Thunderstorms and showers are expected for the Huntington area, many after 5 p.m. the National Weather Service said Monday afternoon. It said that some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. The chance of precipitation is 70%. “New rainfall amounts Read More …

Cold, Possible Snow Squalls Forecast for Saturday

Huntington can expect a polar front with continuing high winds and a line of snow Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. The cold front could be accompanied by snow squalls. The front is expected to bring  snow, wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles Read More …

Long Island Snowfall Totals

Drifting and blowing snow is expected to impede visibility overnight into Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Saturday evening. Travel will continue to be hazardous. Wind chills will be around -5 to -10 overnight. Snow totals from the storm are as follows:   …SUFFOLK Read More …

3rd Update: Hochul Says LI is ‘Epicenter’ of Storm

Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency effective at 8 p.m. Friday because of the oncoming blizzard that is expected to hit Long Island hard. In a stop at the state Department of Transportation building in Melville, she said Long Island will likely “Be Read More …

Rain, Arctic Airmass Forecast for Area

Rain and dropping temperatures are expected into Monday and Tuesday, the National Weather Service said Sunday. Windchills of 0 to 10 below zero are likely late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Temperatures will likely be 20 degrees or lower for 30 to 40 hrs across Read More …

Huntington Area Gets 8 Inches of Snow

Huntington residents headed out into the snow Friday, some to remove it, others to enjoy a chance to frolick. At midday, the temperatures hovered around mid-30 degrees, under a mostly sunny, blue sky. But temperatures are expected to drop Friday night, which, combined with wind Read More …