18 Dec

Forecasters Warn of Frozen Slush on Long Island

first_imgFor those flying out of LaGuardia, the airport urged travelers to “budget extra time” until Friday in order to accommodate rebooked passengers from cancelled flights. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Watch out for frozen snow and slush left over from Tuesday’s nor’easter.That’s the message from forecasters at the National Weather Service’s Upton office, as temperatures will remain in the low 20s throughout the day. “As a result, untreated surfaces will be very slippery, and extra caution should be used while out and about today,” the weather service said in a special weather statement. Wednesday will also feature strong wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour capable of bringing down slush-covered branches and power lines, forecasters said. The evening forecast calls for a low of 17 degrees and continued wind gusts.PSEG Long Island said only 2-percent of its customers lost power due to the storm. As of Wednesday morning, approximately 100 ratepayers were without power. While Long Island escaped the worst of the storm’s wrath—a predicted 24 inches on LI—what was left over was a frozen mess, including a mixture of snow and slush. The storm featured a wintry mix that officials warned could pose a danger to drivers. Wednesday’s commute appeared to get off to a good start with the Long Island Rail Road reporting normal service in the morning aside for temporary delays on the Port Washington branch. The storm caused thousands of flight cancellations across the East Coast, including at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. On Wednesday, both airports were reporting weather-related flight disruptions. Bus service is Nassau and Suffolk counties were running normal routes but delays are expected due to icy conditions. center_img As for the rest of the week, forecasters are calling for sunny skies Thursday with a high near 33 and wind gusts of up to 34 mph. The temperature will rise slightly Friday, peaking at 39 degrees. Saturday could bring a mix of rain and snow.last_img read more

31 Aug

Crystal Palace Welcome Papa Souare Back To Training 11 Months After Horror Car Crash

first_imgThe Senegalese expressed his delight at being back to full training by tweeting: “I want to say Thank You to all of you for your love and support on this journey! I read every msg and I hope to make u all happy soon”. Senegal and Crystal Palace defender, Papa Souare, is back in full training 11 months after he was involved in a horror road crash.The 27-year-old left back, who crashed his car near London and had to be cut free from the vehicle by firefighters, sustained different degree of thighbone and jaw injuries which almost cost him his football career. Papa Souare will hope to be in the new manager, Frank de Boer’s plans, as the Eagles kick off their 2017/2018 Premier League Campaign against Huddersfield on Saturday.RelatedDone Deal: Crystal Palace Signs Fosu-Mensah From Manchester UnitedAugust 10, 2017In “England”Fulham Sign Five Players In Deadline Day RushAugust 10, 2018In “England”Beating Liverpool is ‘virtually impossible’ says Cardiff City CoachOctober 26, 2018In “England”last_img read more