Winter Storm Forecast for March 14

Public Weather Alerts

Tuesday, March 14

The area is now in a winter storm warning, the Blizzard warning has been canceled. Rain, snow, and sleet are expected before 4pm, then rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely between 4pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow and sleet after 5pm.

The rain, snow, and sleet could be heavy at times, with a temperature high near 37. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Windy, with a north wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 23 to 28 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. Most of the Island should see a dusting to 4 inches with small parts of Northern Nassau seeing higher accumulations.

For information on road conditions and public transit status, refer to our Recovery Resources

Monday, March 13

The National Weather service has issued a Blizzard warning for Western Long Island in effect from midnight Monday evening to midnight Tuesday evening. Snow accumulations are expected to be 12-20 inches, with snow falling at a rate of 2-4 inches per hour Tuesday morning through afternoon.

This weather is severe, making travel dangerous with roads becoming impassable. Power outages are possible, with damaging wind gusts reaching 25-35 mph and temperatures in the upper 20s.

Eastern Suffolk County is under a winter storm warning, with accumulations expected to fall between 8-14 inches at a rate of 2-4 inches per hour Tuesday morning.

Resources

Winter Storm Preparedness Tips

How PSEG Long Island is preparing for the storm

Gas Safety from National Grid

National Weather Service Maps

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