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Weather service alerts public to conditions conducive to fire spread, urges caution

The National Weather Service is warning the public that conditions in the New York metro region, including Long Island, will be conducive to fire spread later today and potentially throughout the week.

Nor’easter expected to bring heavy rain, coastal flooding and strong winds to local area

Potentially heavy rain and strong winds are expected tonight into tomorrow morning as a coastal storm bears down on the local region.

Coastal flood warning in effect Saturday morning

Widespread minor to moderate flooding of vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline are expected, with 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying, vulnerable areas, according to the National Weather Service.

Wet snow blankets local area, creating ‘slushy conditions’ for morning commute

Four inches of wet snow blanketed the town overnight, Riverhead Highway Superintendent Mike Zaleski said Tuesday morning. Expect slushy conditions to make for slippery travel this morning, he said.

First winter storm of the season expected to bring 3 to 5 inches of snow Monday night

(Updated Tuesday, Feb. 28 5:30 a.m.) Plow trucks will be called into service for the first plowable snowfall of the season, with the arrival of a winter storm system expected to drop 3 to 5 inches of wet snow across the local area tonight into midday tomorrow.

‘Dangerously cold’ air expected to settle over region Friday night into early Saturday — weather advisory issued

A blast of arctic weather is headed this way Friday night into Saturday morning as a “ dangerously cold air mass” settles over the region, bringing with it wind chill values that may fall to as low as 15 below zero.

Winter storm to bring rain, strong winds Thursday night into Friday, weather service says; coastal flood warning, wind advisory issued

A coastal flood warning and wind advisory have been issued as a winter storm will to bring rain and strong winds into the region Thursday night through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Wind, flood advisories in effect as coastal storm impacts local area Friday

The storm will produce an inch or two of rain and northeast winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45-50 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Inundation of 1 to 2 feet in low-lying areas are possible during times of high tide today.

Looking back on the impacts of ‘superstorm’ Sandy: local photos and video of historic storm

A photo and video retrospective on 'superstorm' Sandy's local impacts when it barreled into New York as a post-tropical cyclone on Oct. 29, 2012.

Remnants of Hurricane Ian could bring heavy rain, gusty winds to Suffolk County this weekend

The remnants of Ian are expected to bring several inches of rain and gusty winds to Suffolk County tomorrow through early next week, canceling weekend events and ushering in a blustery start to October.