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