Winter Storm Watch issued for most of Long Island

FARMINGVILLE, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Get ready for another dumping of snow. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Long Island. 

The watch is in effect from Thursday morning to late Thursday night. 

According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is possible and may accumulate 4 to 8 inches, creating slippery road conditions and hazardous morning and evening commutes.

Here's the weather forecast specific for the greater Sachem area:

Tuesday Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4 am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday: Snow, mainly after 11am. High near 30. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Thursday Night: Snow before 9pm, then snow and sleet. Low around 30. Northeast wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.


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Friday: Rain, snow, and sleet, mainly before 5pm. High near 34. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Blustery.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 33.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Monday: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

Stay updated with the weather forecast.

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