Monday Storm Dumps Up To 7 Inches, Schools Delay Openings On Tuesday

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UPDATES: 10 p.m.

As much as 7 inches of snow fell across the South Fork on Monday. Most local school districts have announced delayed openings for Tuesday morning because of expectations of icy roadways. Another winter storm is expected to sweep across the region on Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service, bringing as much as two to three additional inches of snowfall.

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m.

Southampton Town Hall will be closed all day Monday due to the snow storm. The Southampton Town Trustees meeting scheduled for 1 p.m. has been postponed.

Original Story:

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Long Island, including the South Fork, calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow, continuing through 7 p.m. Monday.

A mix of light rain and snow was expected to change quickly to all snow around daybreak. The snow was forecast to be heavy at times, particularly during the morning and early afternoon hours.

Visibilities were expected to be a quarter-mile or less.

Travel was expected to be hazardous due to snow covered roadways.

Widespread power outages are not anticipated, but if any occur, they should be reported to PSE&G at 800-490-0075, or by texting OUT, to 773454. All emergencies should be reported to 9-1-1.

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