A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Long Island through early Thursday, the weather service said. New 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman had a look at the forecast on Wednesday morning, as a winter storm warning was in effect for Long Island from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. Most […]Read More Long Island weather: Nor’easter to bring over a foot of snow
Source (www.fireislandandbeyond.com) By Mike Busch The high water left over from the Friday / Saturday Nor’easter still hasn’t receded much even this morning as I write this. Unfortunately another coastal storm is on tap for Wednesday so water levels may not have a chance to recede much before the next potential event. I checked out […]Read More FLOODING AND OVERWASH ON FIRE ISLAND 3-4-2018
Jennifer Gray, CNN Meteorologist Updated 5:25 PM EST March 1, 2018 New England is gearing up for its most significant storm since early January’s “bomb cyclone,” with heavy rain, roaring winds and excessive coastal flooding expected Friday and Saturday from the mid-Atlantic to New England. This nor’easter, like the one in January, could reach bombogenesis […]Read More Another ‘bomb cyclone’ — with a huge flood risk — is aiming for the Northeast
This storm is massive!!! Blistering cold temperatures, heavy snow and strong winds are battering coastal areas from Florida to Maine thanks to the powerful nor-easter seen in this NOAA GOES-16 satellite image: http://go.nasa.gov/2CFPyJw PRead More Nor-Easter Grayson
Remember to check in on elderly friends, relatives, and neighbors, before, during, and after storms/freezes!
A few words of advise… To ensure residents are prepared for these extreme temperatures, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has released safety tips (below). At AARP Massachusetts, we urge all our members and friends to heed these safety precautions, and to remember to check in on elderly friends, relatives, and neighbors, before, during, and […]Read More Remember to check in on elderly friends, relatives, and neighbors, before, during, and after storms/freezes!
Blubbery buddies bask on Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton Beach. Updated December 19, 2017 9:04 AM PRINT SEE COMMENTS SHARE Long Island’s coastal waters are a favorite hangout for harbor seals starting around November and lasting until about May. Here are a few worthwhile seal walks and cruises where you can catch sight of the pudgy pinnipeds. CRESLI […]Read More Seal walks and cruises along Long Island’s shores
Humpback whales feeding cooperatively. Photo by: Nicole Starkweather Many patrons each year ask us: what kind of marine life lives in the Ocean in front of us? What’s in the water? Is this a king crab? Is it a dolphin or a shark? … All are great questions and here is a little snippet into […]Read More What “flora and fauna” lives off of the coast of Long Island
Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on October 20, 2017. The flyover mosaic is available below. Dr. Flagg noted that there are major changes to the inlet: The arrival of the remnant of Hurricane Jose and the subsequent re-adjustment of the breach have caused significant changes over the […]Read More OLD INLET BREACH FLYOVER 2017-10-20
Major nor’easter expected tomorrow into Monday. It will actually be a “sou’easter” due to the wind direction and angle of attack. But we are looking at some very gusty winds and heavy rain with this. Monday we will see some very gusty winds on the backside of this system. Gusts to 60mph+ are quite possible. […]Read More “Sou’easter” tomorrow?
Five years ago today, Tropical Depression 18 formed in the Caribbean Sea south of Jamaica. It would later intensify and become Hurricane Sandy. Here is a look back, from Newsday of what took place with days that followed. Click on the links below … Sandy 2012 1 Sandy 2012 2 Sandy 2012 3 Sandy 2012 4 […]Read More Super Storm Sandy – 5 years later