Update, 6:15 p.m.: The winter storm warning that was in effect for the North Fork has been canceled.
Forecasters said the area is only in for 2 to 5 inches of snow Saturday night, and issued a winter weather advisory instead for northeastern Suffolk County. The National Weather Service initially said the area would get 4 to 7 inches of snow.
The Southold Town Board has extend the period residents have to pay the first half of their property taxes after Town Hall was closed Monday— one of the final three days to pay without penalty— after a pipe burst on the east side of the building.
Side roads throughout Southold Town were passable, but slick Friday morning as residents returned to business as usual. READ
While the snowfall is over, frigid temperatures and windy conditions will make for an uncomfortable and potentially dangerous next few days. READ
The following is a list of phone numbers North Fork residents should have handy during a storm. READ
Update 7:15 p.m.: Southold Highway Superintendent Vincent Orlando said crews will be working into the wee hours overnight, getting sand and salt on the roads. (more…)
Southold Town announced Wednesday afternoon that it will close most of its facilities Thursday and open emergency shelters due to the winter storm headed for the North Fork. READ
Jan. 3, 3:45 p.m.: A blizzard warning is in effect for the East End from 1 a.m. on Thursday to Friday. READ
Update, Jan. 2, 4:55 p.m.: Thursday’s snow storm could bring near-blizzard conditions to the East End, the National Weather Service said Tuesday afternoon. READ