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 …

Suffolk Police Accepting Donations for Puerto Rico

Suffolk police are accepting donations for the residents of Puerto Rico, who have been hardhit by the Hurricane Fiona. The National Weather Service said that catastrophic and life-threatening flash, urban, and moderate to major river flooding, as well as mudslides, are likely for southern and Read More …

PSEG Strengthening Grid in Huntington

PSEG-LI is working on strengthening the energy grid in parts of South Huntington and Dix Hills. As part of its “Power On” Program, the utility said, the storm hardening work includes: Stronger poles: PSEG Long Island will replace some existing utility poles with stronger, more durable Read More …

Heavy Rains Expected to Continue

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue through Tuesday evening, with darkened skies alternating with periods of bright sunshine. A flash flood warning was in effect for Tuesday afternoon, issued by the National Weather Service. A brief deluge early Tuesday afternoon included plenty of thunder Read More …

Cooling Centers to Remain Open 2 More Days

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth will keep town cooling centers open to residents for two more days, Monday and Tuesday, as a heat wave continues. “Remember to stay hydrated and keep your family and pets indoors as much as possible during this extreme heat,” Smyth said 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 …

Keeping Cool and Safe in the Heat, at the Beach

We’re not likely to see airport runways melting, and many Huntington residents will avoid the worst of Sunday’s heat with air conditioning. But the heat and humidity can pose dangers for many, including those who are chronically ill, older residents, and children. 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 …