East Meadow Slammed With Nearly Foot of Snow; Frigid Temps Linger

Temperatures will remain icy through Thursday.

East Meadow woke up to a winter wonderland on Wednesday, as 2014's latest storm dumped 11 inches of snow on the area.

Snowfall totals across Nassau County reached highest numbers in Oceanside and Massapequa, with 13 and 12.1 inches respectively.

Port Washington and Massapequa Park both tallied 11.5 inches early Wednesday.

To check out the latest snowfall totals, click here.

Frigid temps will continue through Thursday, according to Tim Morrin, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office at Upton.

On Wednesday morning, temperatures hovered around seven degrees, with a wind chill index of minus 14. Highs on Wednesday are expected to reach 16 degrees and Wednesday night, expect a low of 5 degrees above zero with wind chill values as low as minus 8.

Thursday will dawn partly sunny with a slight chance of a snow shower after noon, according to the National Weather Service. The high on Thursday will only reach 21 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 10. 

Frosty temperatures will blanket all of Long Island and New York City equally, according to the NWS. "It's an equal opportunity air mass," Morrin said.

With Lisa Finn


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