(East Farmingdale, NY)- Light snow began falling in the evening hours on Sunday night before the nor’easter arrived Monday morning. Monday’s storm dropped about a foot of snow across most of Long Island with locally higher and lower amounts. The highest snow total in Nassau County as recorded by the National Weather Service, fell in Syosset at 15.3 inches. The highest snow total in Suffolk County, as recorded by the National Weather Service, fell in Islip with 15.6 inches. The lowest amount of snow reported on Long Island as recorded by the National Weather Service, was out in East Hampton at 7 inches of snow.
Tuesday morning as Long Islander’s continued to dig out, WALK-FM Meteorologist Pat Pagano, said that the storm isn’t over yet. The slow moving nor’easter is supposed to stay with us on Long Island throughout the day on Tuesday where we could see a mix of rain, snow and sleet. An additional 1 inch of snow accumulation is possible. Rain, sleet and snow will continue into Wednesday morning. Difficult travel conditions should be expected.
For the South Shore in Nassau County- A Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 1pm on Tuesday & a Coastal Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday evening.
For the South Shore in Suffolk County- A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect until 2pm Tuesday & a Coastal Flood Advisory in effect unti 2/3 at 4am.
For Northeastern Suffolk and Southeastern Suffolk – Coastal Flood Statement issued until 2/3 at 5am.
Photo: Weather image of nor’easter on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 10am- National Weather Service/NOAA