The from the south and west painted a majestic picture on the northern shores of the Town of Oyster Bay Saturday afternoon.
Abandoned, wind-swept beaches, where sand pelted visitors in the face, left images of isolation contrasted against the grandeur of Long Island's shores.
The National Weather Service has for the Metropolitan Area Saturday, in effect until 9 p.m. Reported twisters have been spotted near Breezy Point and Canarsie Saturday.
Meanwhile, Long Islanders can expect spectacular cloud formations, high winds and warm temperatures until the storm passes through later Saturday.
The afternoon is captured in photos taken from both sides of