National Weather Service

Snow, sleet and freezing rain, accompanied by 30 to 40 mph northwest winds — gusting to 65 mph — and overnight temperatures in the 20s — the forecast today sounds more like February than April.

But that’s the forecast for eastern Long Island from the National Weather Service, which says a storm system intensifies in this area as a strong arctic cold front passes through and moves off the coast today. Suffolk County can expect up to an inch of snow.

A high wind warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. today and a freeze warning is in effect overnight tonight, when temperatures could dip into the mid-20s. A storm warning is in effect for eastern Long Island Sound, with seas of 5 to 8 feet and limited visibilities.

There’s a chance of snow and freezing rain again tomorrow morning.

Temperatures will peak only in the upper 30s today and in the mid-40s tomorrow.

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