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Moderate flooding, little wind damage from nor’easter, officials say

Riverhead escaped largely unscathed from yesterday’s nor’easter. “Thank God it wasn’t snow,” Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. Things were pretty quiet across town, the chief said.  About an inch of rain fell locally, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts topped out at about 46 mph. A coastal flood warning remains in effect until 11 a.m. ...

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‘Growing potential for a major winter storm’ this weekend, NWS says

The National Weather Service is forecasting the first accumulating snowfall of the season this weekend and it could be a big one. “There is growing potential for a major winter storm Friday night into Sunday,” the National Weather Service said in its latest hazardous weather outlook, issued early this morning. “This storm could produce heavy snow, strong winds, and significant ...

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