Coming Up: Snowstorm; Watershed Meeting

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from noon Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Northport is in for another snowstorm Tuesday, bringing freezing tempertatures and an expected 10- to 14-inches of snow. Here's a look at what residents should know about this week.

Bracing for More Snow
The National Weather Service declared a Winter Storm Warning to be in effect from noon Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasters predict that strong winds will make Tuesday's high of 25-degrees feel more like 7-degrees and even colder tempartures are expected overnight. 

Residents are encouraged to stay inside for the duration of the storm and to only venture out only if necessary. Individuals are also encouraged to make sure that all medicines are refilled to avoid having to run out during the storm. Drivers should make sure that their cars are fueled and their power generators are in working order. Generators should only be used in an open space outside of a home as to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide.

Need more shovels, flashlights and other storm preparation items? Check our list of local hardware stores to stock up.

Northport Village Meeting
Village trustees will hold a public meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Village Hall. Residents can call ahead at 631-261-7502 in case of weather-related cancellations. 

First Meeting on Crab Meadow Watershed Study

The Town of Huntington will hold its first Crab Meadow Watershed community meeting Thursday to discuss the fragile environmental habitat in Northport.

The Crab Meadow Watershed will soon become the subject of an extensive study, funded by a 2012 federal government grant, to help support the development of a management plan in furthering to protect and enhance the Crab Meadow Watershed area and the Long Island Sound.


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