Winter weather advisory in effect on East End until 9 a.m.

02/02/2015 12:00 PM |
A 'fisherman' at Kenny's Beach in Southold last year. (Stanley Siejka courtesy photo)

A ‘fisherman’ at Kenny’s Beach in Southold last year. (Stanley Siejka courtesy photo)

5:30 A.M.

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Weather Advisory through 9 a.m. due to significant icing. Temperatures remain at about 10 degrees with a wins chill below zero. 

ORIGINAL STORY

Now comes the ice — and more snow.

With temperatures expected to drop into the teens Monday evening, National Weather Service meteorologists are advising people take extreme caution on area roadways.

Meanwhile, the Suffolk County Police Department has indicated speed limits across all Suffolk highways have been reduced to 45 mph.

Wind gusts could reach as high as 35 mph Monday night into Tuesday, and it’s going to feel as if it’s o to -5 degrees with the wind chill factor, the Weather Service advisory reads.

Another 2 to 4 inches of snow, along with about a tenth inch of ice, was expected to fall.

The hazardous travel conditions will be “due to icy and leftover snow accumulations for the morning commute,” the advisory reads. “Untreated roadways will become icy for the evening commute.”

Freezing rain is expected to continue falling throughout the day but change to snow and sleet in the afternoon.

Superintendent Vincent Orlando said earlier Monday that plows had hit the streets around 5 a.m.

“People need to take caution,” he said.

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