Do You Have Bread and Milk? Winter Storm Warning for East End

More than a foot of snow is expected Tuesday.
Photo credit: Brendan J. O'Reilly

A winter storm warning is in effect for the East End from noon on Tuesday through 6 a.m. Wednesday, as between 8 and 12 inches are expected to blanket Long Island.

According to the National Weather Service, between 2 and 4 inches are expected in the morning then 5 to 9 inches at night. The wind chill tonight could be as low as -3 degrees and wind gusts could reach speeds of 38 miles per hour. Then Wednesday, there is a chance of snow before 9 a.m.

Snowfall and snowdrift are expected to make for hazardous driving conditions. The weather service says to avoid unnecessary travel.

Additionally, a coastal flood statement is in effect from midnight through 4 a.m. Waves of 1 to 3 feet may cause minor beach erosion around high tide.

Did you buy your bread and milk yet? Supermarkets may be mobbed today.

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