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Share Your Photos: Farmingdale's Blizzard 2013

MID-DAY UPDATE: Major storm dumped more than a foot on Farmingdale; Suffolk much worse; LIRR reporting delays. Share your photos here.

Farmingdale residents are digging out from a major winter storm that pounded Long Island and the Eastern Seaboard for a 24-hour period beginning early Friday.

The storm dumped up to two feet of snow or more on Suffolk County and about a foot-and-a-half on Plainview. Drifts range much higher. Local streets are becoming passable and most businesses are open.

Main arteries are moving through Nassau, including Route 135 and Hempstead Turnpike, but slowly.

Authorities are recommending people stay off the roads Saturday.

Suffolk County was hit far worse. Scores of travelers were stranded on the Long Island Expressway east of Melville for hours overnight. The LIE and other major Suffolk roadways remain closed. The parkways are open, but slick and slow.

The Long Island Rail Road reported significant delays on its Ronkonkoma Branch. The limited service through Hicksville and to and from Bethpage and Farmingdale is due to icing conditions. The Port Jefferson line through Hicksville and toward Syosset and Huntington is also impacted due to snow accumulation and third rail icing conditions.

New York City was spared the brunt of the storm and road conditions improve as travelers drive west.

Patch needs your help in assessing the blizzard's impact.

Your photos are vital to us; Pleases share them and let us know conditions on your street and neighborhood.

We'll post updates through the day.

Joe Dowd February 09, 2013 at 07:10 PM
Farmingdale friends: Please upload photos of your streets and neighborhoods. We'd love to see what's going on. jd
Budget Guy February 10, 2013 at 07:05 PM
As of 1 PM today (Sunday) - Main Street in worse shape than most side streets


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