23 Aug 2014
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NWS: Port Washington Registers 11.5 Inches of Snow

National Weather service issues snow totals after storm on Tuesday.

NWS: Port Washington Registers 11.5 Inches of Snow
The North Shore woke up to a winter wonderland on Wednesday, with parts of the area seeing more than a foot of snow.

Snowfall totals across Nassau County reached highest numbers in Massapequa and Port Washington, with 11.5 inches.

Merrick saw 11.1 inches and East Meadow, 11. Plainview woke up to 10.7 inches and Lido Beach, 10.5 inches.

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Frigid temps will continue through Thursday, according to Tim Morrin, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office at Upton.

On Wednesday morning, temperatures hovered around seven degrees, with a wind chill index of minus 14. Highs on Wednesday are expected to reach 15 degrees and Wednesday night, expecting a low of one degree above zero with wind chill values as low as minus 11.

Thursday will dawn partly sunny with a two-out-of-ten chance of a snow shower in the afternoon, Morrin said. The high on Thursday will only reach 20 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 11. 

Frosty temperatures will blanket all of Long Island and New York City equally, according to the NWS. "It's an equal opportunity air mass," Morrin said,

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