Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Huntington Area

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for northwestern Suffolk County and elsewhere, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. The storm is carrying 60 MPH winds and moving south from Connecticut, as of 3:17 pm.  Expected to be affected are Islip, Brentwood, Levittown, Freeport, Commack, Read More …

Storm Could Leave Up to 9 Inches of Snow; Vaccinations Postponed

A winter storm warning is in effect for the area, with a total snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches, the National Weather Service said Saturday. Huntington Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli said his crews are getting ready for the next round. “The men and women Read More …

East Northport Tops LI Snow Totals

Updated: East Northport had the dubious honor of the highest snowfall total from Monday’s nor-easter, with 18.1 inches reported by the National Weather Service. Commack reported 15.9 inches. The storm that socked Long Island continues to move through the New England states.  And more snow Read More …

Update: LIRR Service to Return; Slippery Road Conditions Expected

Updated 11:15 p.m Long Island Rail Road service will resume at 4 a.m. Tuesday while above-ground subway trains in New York City will resume an hour later, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said late Monday. The services had been suspended Monday afternoon because of the nor’easter Read More …

Storm Cancels Tuesday Covid-19 Vaccination Appointments

Covid-19 vaccine appointments at state-run facilities are canceled Tuesday because of the winter storm crippling travel, the governor’s office said Monday. The cancelled locations include  SUNY Stony Brook, Jones Beach, Aqueduct, the Javits Center and the Westchester County Center. All appointments will be rescheduled. Upstate Read More …

Some Schools Going Remote, Others Taking a Snow Day Tuesday

School districts are taking different approaches for classes for Tuesday because of the winter storm. Here is what they are doing. As of 5:37 p.m., here’s what we know: Half Hollow Hills is taking a second traditional snow day. Harborfields has a snow day. “Harborfields Read More …

What’s Closed by the Snowstorm

6:30  p.m. 2nd update These are the closings or suspension of services in Huntington caused by the snowstorm. Please let us know if there are others not listed here. List will update. Government The Town of Huntington canceled trash pickup scheduled for Monday. Visit HuntingtonNY.gov/trash or call Read More …

Huntington Braces for Heavy Snowstorm

Huntington officials are preparing for a significant snowstorm forecast to hit the area Sunday night. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Highway Superintendent Kevin Orelli said Saturday that the town is in “all hands on deck mode,” with workers primed to report for shifts pre-treating main roads Read More …

Gusty Winds, Rain Expected Across Region

Heavy rain and wind are expected Thursday night into Friday morning with wind gusts up to 60 MPH after midnight, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches is possible. The NWS also warned of coastal flooding, “Heavy rainfall, Read More …

Winter Storm Predicted for Area, With Snow, Gusting Winds

A  storm packing heavy snow and gusty winds is expected to hit Huntington and the region starting Wednesday afternoon. Total snow accumulation could reach 8 to 14 inches, with Nassau County and western Suffolk County expected to be hit hardest by the storm with winds Read More …

Snow and Rain in the Forecast

The National Weather Service warns of from 1 to 3 inches of snow for the Huntington area Wednesday, mostly arriving after 2 p.m.  Highs are expected to be hover around 30 degrees. By later in the evening, snow will turn to rain and freezing rain Read More …

Doctor Advises: Keep Warm and on Your Feet as Cold, Ice Continue

While we’re not experiencing Chicago-style weather, it’s still plenty cold enough to be threatening to people’s health and needs to be taken seriously. Dr. Steven Wishner, an internal medicine specialist at NYU-Langone/Huntington Medical Group  in Huntington Station said Thursday that people need to minimize their Read More …