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Snowfall amounts are in and Patchogue saw 24 inches

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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.

Click here for the latest National Weather Service updates for our area.

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)

About the author: Michael White

Michael White is a Bellport resident, longtime newspaper reporter and editor, and the owner of greaterpatchogue.com. Email him your story ideas or tips: mike@greaterpatchogue.com