03/14/17 6:38am
03/14/2017 6:38 AM

Update (8:30 a.m.): The National Weather Service canceled the winter storm warning this morning as the storm striking the northeast brings more sleet than snow to the East End.

The NWS said parts of the East End may see as little as 4 inches of snow in the end, after initial warnings earlier in the week had said between 12 and 18 inches were possible.

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03/13/17 3:45pm
03/13/2017 3:45 PM

The winter storm bearing down on the North Fork Tuesday may switch over to rain for brief periods tomorrow afternoon, causing the National Weather Service to cancel the blizzard watch. A winter storm warning, however, remains in effect starting at midnight Tuesday, the NWS said. READ

12/19/16 6:00am
12/19/2016 6:00 AM

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTOA farmfield being irrigated on Herricks Lane in Jamesport Monday evening. Farmer John Kujawski said that they had just fumigated it and needed to irrigate it because it has been so dry- it will help the potato crop next year.

Local growers and farmers say climate change is creating new challenges, with extreme weather conditions, sudden storms, rising temperatures and drought making it even more difficult to cope with a perennially unpredictable Mother Nature.

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