The National Weather Service is predicting that the heavy overnight rains will eventually end this morning, but that driving may be hazardous due to road flooding.
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1.The heavy weather, actually a Nor'easter, could drop as much as one inch per hour of rain in some bands along with strong winds. The rain is expected to taper off by Monday afternoon. Showers are possible into Tuesday. Localized flooding is likely.
2. Plainview'smeets tonight at 7:45 in a public session. We plan several school district stories this week.
3. Don't forget to vote for Plainview's best florist. See our Readers' Choice selections here.
4. The Long Island League to Abolish Cancer sponsors a card party luncheon at at noon. $25 gets you lunch and a variety of card games with friends.
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