Snow Remains in Overnight Forecast

As of early Wednesday evening, the snow that had been predicted for eastern Long Island had yet to appear.

According to the National Weather Service, as much as four inches of snow had accumulated in Shoreham in western Suffolk but only about half an inch at Orient. On the South Fork there was negligible accumulation, with rain on and off all day.

Conditions are expected to change overnight, however. The weather service said that snow could be heavy at times, ending around 5 a.m. on Thursday, with 6 to 10 inches possible.

Thursday's forecast is for clearing with an afternoon high of about 41 degrees.