- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - The National Weather Service says the storm moved out further east producing more snow and hazardous conditions on Long Island.

The agency says snow in Suffolk County was falling 2 inches per hour.

Islip Airport had 14.7 inches of snow early Tuesday. Upton had 12.1 inches.

The blizzard warning remains in effect until midnight Tuesday in Suffolk and Nassau counties.

Winds were blowing up to 40 mph in Suffolk, creating whiteout conditions with visibility of less than a quarter mile.

The weather service says the brunt of the storm is expected to end by midmorning but snow will continue to fall during the day.

The blizzard warning was lifted in New York City but a winter storm warning remains in effect there until midnight.


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