Tuesday's snowstorm has forced the closure of Plainview schools and left an icy cleanup and brutally cold temperatures in its wake.
school district, like many on Long Island, decided early Tuesday
evening to call off all activities Wednesday. It came just after dusk,
about the time that Plainview streets were becoming treacherous and Gov.
Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency.
calls for the snow to end and temperatures not to surpass 20 degrees. As
of 5 a.m. Wednesday, the wind was out of the north at 18 mph, with
higher gusts. It feels like 8 or 9 below zero, and won't improve much
over the day, according to the National Weather Service.
out might be in order, but not unless you're dressed properly and in
good health. These weather conditions are actually considered dangerous
and, if you don't have to go out, authorities recommend you stay in.
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