Update AM: Below are the National Weather Service snowfall amounts for Suffolk County.
Checking in at 26.8 inches in NYC’s Central Park, Saturday’s storm was the second-biggest snowstorm on record. The highest-ever inch count at Central Park was 26.9, recorded on February 11-12 in 2006.
The highest inch count recorded on the island Saturday was 30.5 inches at JFK Airport.
Patchogue saw 24 inches fall, according to the National Weather Service.
Local inch counts:
ISLIP 26.0 700 AM 1/24 TRAINED SPOTTER BAY SHORE 26.0 830 AM 1/24 NWS EMPLOYEE PATCHOGUE 24.0 745 AM 1/24 FIRE DEPT/RESCUE ISLIP AIRPORT 23.4 100 AM 1/24 FAA OBSERVER SMITHTOWN 23.0 1200 AM 1/24 PUBLIC CORAM 22.5 930 PM 1/23 PUBLIC FARMINGVILLE 22.0 700 AM 1/24 TRAINED SPOTTER PORT JEFFERSON 22.0 950 PM 1/23 PUBLIC YAPHANK 22.0 700 AM 1/24 PUBLIC HOLBROOK 22.0 1100 PM 1/23 PUBLIC SAYVILLE 20.5 900 AM 1/24 NWS EMPLOYEE EASTPORT 19.5 545 AM 1/24 PUBLIC UPTON 18.2 700 AM 1/24 NWS OFFICE MILLER PLACE 18.0 900 AM 1/24 PUBLIC HUNTINGTON STATION 17.9 900 AM 1/24 AMATEUR RADIO MATTITUCK 15.5 800 AM 1/24 TRAINED SPOTTER SOUTHAMPTON 14.5 1120 PM 1/23 PUBLIC
Saturday PM: With Brookhaven Town, Patchogue Village and Bellport Village all declaring state of emergencies, only authorized vehicles are allowed on any local roadways Saturday into early Sunday.
Any cars parked in public parking areas after 7 p.m. Satuday in Patchogue Village will be ticked and/or towed.
Brookhaven Town residents are urged to call 451-TOWN to report snow related issues.
All residents should call 911 for police, fire and ambulance emergencies only, official said. To report a power outage or downed wires, call PSEG at 800-490-0075 or go to www.psegliny.com to file a report online.
Attention Pet Owners
Paumanok Veterinary Hospital will remain open through the duration of the storm for pet emergencies.
They are located at 639 Route 112 in Patchogue.
Attention Snow Blower Owners
Check out this 22-second quick-fix video from Patchogue resident Jason Frangoulis!
Photo: Main Street in Patchogue Village Saturday morning. (Credit: Benny Migliorino)