Massive Blizzard Slams Huntington
Early reports from the National Weather Service indicate that upwards of two feet of snow fell in parts of Huntington. Reports from Commack indicate that 29″ of snow fell during the storm. Another report indicates a 29″ reading, which was taken by a National Weather Service Spotter, in Huntington. About 21″ fell in Huntington Station. Snowfall reports will vary throughout the township due to the intense banding nature of the snowfall, which, is common with storms of this magnitude.
More snow totals throughout Suffolk County:
Travel is not recommended as many roadways are impassable. All parkways and the Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County are currently closed. There are numerous reports of stranded cars on area roadways.
The official National Weather Forecast is shown below:
- Today Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 9am, then a slight chance of snow showers between 9am and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
- Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph.
- Sunday Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
The Blizzard Warning has expired for Suffolk County.