The National Weather Service confirmed a weak tornado touched down on Fishers Island Monday morning.
The EF0 tornado sustained maximum winds of 65-85 mph when it hit the island. It started as a waterspout and became a tornado when it made landfall 7:35 a.m. before heading back out over the water, according to preliminary reports from the National Weather Service. READ
A heat advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday night.
The National Weather Service issued the alert as temperatures are expected to reach around 90 degrees with a heat index making it feel like the upper 90s. READ
A heat advisory went into effect at 11 a.m. Tuesday and will remain through 9 p.m. Wednesday as the temperature is expected to feel over 100 degrees during the warmest parts of the days, according to the National Weather Service. READ
A heat advisory will be in effect beginning noon Monday and running through 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)
The heat wave this weekend will bring dangerously high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Another week, another nor’easter.
For the third time in less than two weeks, a storm is expected to hit the northeast, and this one could bring the highest snow totals yet. READ
Still dealing with some coastal flooding after Friday’s nor’easter, the North Fork could get another storm come Wednesday — but this time heavy snow is in the forecast, not rain. READ
Don’t let the good weather Thursday fool you — a nor’easter will bring heavy rains and damaging winds to the East End by Friday. READ
A winter storm watch is in effect starting 7 p.m. Saturday and extending overnight into Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. READ
Some people received notifications Tuesday morning of an impending tsunami threat, but closer examination of the message showed it was just a test, weather officials said.
“There are no tsunami warnings in effect at the current time,” the National Weather Service said in a special statement issued at 9:21 a.m., after it realized some people panicked and thought an actual tsunami could be headed for the United States. READ