Early Sunday morning I texted a map showing projected snow totals across Long Island to my colleague Bob Liepa, our paper’s sports editor.
“Has there ever been a year where it didn’t snow right as spring sports starts?” I asked.
He responded: “I can’t remember one.” READ
The light snow that fell Saturday morning was nearly gone by the end of the day, but a more significant late-winter punch is on its way. READ
As I sit here at home, peacefully tapping onto my keyboard Monday morning, I glance up occasionally to look out beyond a snow-covered balcony and see what looks to be a winter wonderland of snow-covered trees. Beautiful, no?
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
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
Update, 10 a.m.: Highway crews have been out plowing the roads since 3 a.m., Southold highway superintendent Vincent Orlando said. With the snow tapering off, crews will go over routes again, then sand and salt the roads. READ
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
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