03/12/18 8:55am
03/12/2018 8:55 AM

Update (March 12, 4 p.m.): The North Fork is still looking at getting the heaviest snowfall on Long Island, forecasters said in an update Monday afternoon.

From the National Weather Service in Upton, meteorologists said 6 to 12 inches will fall on the North Fork, starting around midnight.

A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight until 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

It may begin as a mixture of rain and snow, then become heavier between 1 and 3 a.m. and continue through the morning commute.

The snow will fall steadily through lunchtime, and taper off between 1 and 3 p.m.

There may be some snow showers in the evening, causing roads to become slippery with patchy black ice Tuesday night.

Winds Tuesday will become noticeably stronger after 4 a.m. and last through much of the morning. Gusts of up to 40 mph are expected on the North Fork. They will subside in the afternoon.

Originally (March 12, 8:50 a.m.): Suffolk County is under a winter storm warning with 8 to 10 inches in the forecast for the East End.

The winter storm warning is in effect from 8 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. on Tuesday for southeast New York and portions of southern Connecticut.   READ

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