Support local journalism.

Now more than ever, local news matters.


Tropical storm

Heavy rain, flooding expected today as Henri, now a tropical storm, tracks north

by Aug 22, 2021
Tropical storm conditions are expected to arrive across the East End this morning, with hurricane conditions possible, according to the National Weather Service in Upton. North winds of 30 to 40 mph will becoming west 35 to 45 mph this afternoon. Hurricane and storm surge warnings remain in effect.

Tropical storm watch issued for most of Long Island ahead of Elsa’s arrival Friday

by Jul 7, 2021
The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm watch for most of Long Island ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa's arrival in the region Friday morning.
Tornado watch for Long Island

Tornado watch issued for Long Island through 4 p.m. ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

by Aug 4, 2020
A tornado watch has been issued for Long Island and New York City through 4 p.m. as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the region.

Tropical system could bring heavy rain and wind gusts to Long Island Friday and Saturday

by Jul 9, 2020
A tropical system could bring heavy rain and winds to Long Island and the metro area this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Tropical storm watch discontinued for L.I.

by Sep 20, 2017
Swells caused by the storm will likely cause dangerous surf and rip currents along the east coast, including the coast of Long Island, the National Weather Service warned.

Tropical storm watch remains in effect for East End, as Jose tracks northeast

by Sep 19, 2017
Eastern Long Island remains under a tropical storm watch as the large, slow-moving tropical cyclone Jose churns in the Atlantic off the coast of Delaware today on a north-northeast track. It is expected to bring strong winds and rain to the East End, according to the National Weather Service.

Suffolk declares state of emergency in advance of ‘potentially dangerous storm’

by Sep 3, 2016
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has declared a state of emergency for the county, in preparation of Tropical Storm Hermine.

Hermine update: Tropical storm warning now in effect for Long Island, NYC

by Sep 3, 2016
Storm surge and erosion impacts are the biggest local concerns from Hermine, forecasters say. Surge will build to between two and four feet across eastern Long Island Sound and Peconic and Gardiners Bays Sunday and Monday.
2013 0627 flood watch

Heavy rain, possible tropical storm and major flooding to bring a month’s worth of rainfall this week

by Sep 29, 2015
Heavy rain over the next week and the impacts from a potential tropical storm could bring major flooding to the area this week through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.