Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York The prospects of blizzard-like conditions slamming Long Island Friday just got even likelier.The National Weather Service Thursday afternoon issued a blizzard warning for all of Long Island beginning 6 a.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday.The weather service also upped its predictions of snow accumulation in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, noting that both could see more than one foot of snow.Meteorologists predicted Nassau could get blanketed with 10 to 14 inches, while Suffolk could be hit with 10 to 15 inches.The powerful winter storm is expected to also bring winds of 20 to 40 mph, plus gusts of up to 60 mph.On top of the heavy snow predictions, the national weather service is also calling for temperatures Friday night to fall into the 20s.The strongest winds and heaviest snowfall will occur Friday evening into Saturday morning, the NWS said.The potential blizzard also makes driving dangerous, with the storm possibly spawning whiteout conditions. The weather service warned residents not to drive, but if people must travel “have a survival kit with you.”The NWS also issued a coastal flood warning for both counties, noting that waves could reach up to 13 feet in Suffolk.Widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and basements is also expected, meteorologists said, adding, “numerous road closures may be needed.”National Grid, which will be leading storm response over the Long Island Power Authority, said Thursday that the storm could knock out power to more than 100,000 customers.
Published on September 11, 2017 at 2:47 pm Contact Andrew: [email protected] | @A_E_Graham UPDATED: Sept. 11, 2017 at 11:27 p.m.Syracuse will be playing No.12 Louisiana State under the lights in “Death Valley,” the Southeastern Conference announced on Monday. The game on Sept. 23 will begin either at 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., on ESPN2 or ESPNU on the SEC Network, respectively.The final start time and network assignment will be determined after this weekend’s games.SU and LSU have met three times prior, with the Tigers holding a 2-1 series lead. The last meeting between the two squads took place in 2015 when then-No. 8 LSU visited the Carrier Dome. In the game, a Zack Mahoney led Orange team nearly upset Leonard Fournette and LSU, but SU ultimately lost, 34-24.Syracuse’s only victory against the Tigers came in 1989, when SU won 23-10 behind 122 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Robert Drummond.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBefore SU heads south to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, it will look to rebound from it’s 30-23 loss against Middle Tennessee State when it takes on Central Michigan in the Dome at 3:30 p.m on Sept. 16.CORRECTION: In a previous version of this post, Zack Mahoney was misnamed. The Daily Orange regrets this error. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+