Weather Service Issues Watch for Severe Thunderstorm

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch Saturday for the region, including Long Island, continuing until 10 p.m. Damaging wind gusts in excess of 58 mph could damage trees and power lines and result in scattered to numerous power outages, the NWS said. Read More …

Snow, Sleet Hit Huntington; Schools Delay Opening

UPDATE 9:13 p.m.: Snow, sleet and rain hit the Huntington area and are expected through Tuesday morning. School districts, including Half Hollow Hills, Elwood, Cold Spring Harbor, Harborfields and Northport, announced 2-hour delayed openings Tuesday, citing potentially hazardous road conditions. St. Anthony’s said it would Read More …

Huntington Opens Warming Center at Ice Rink

The Clark Gillies arena is available as a warming center Saturday until midnight, Town Supervisor Ed Smyth said. The arena at the Dix Hills Ice Rink will also be open on Christmas for those trying to stay out of the cold. Temperatures aren’t expected to Read More …

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 …