For the fourth time this month, the National Weather Service is predicting that a nor’easter will sweep into the Long Island region, this time bringing with it freezing temperatures and heavy snow.
Snow is expected to begin falling around 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The storm will start as a mix of snow and sleet and become all snow as temperatures drop during the day. By 1 p.m., the temperature is predicted to fall to 30 degrees Fahrenheit, with wind chill values between 15 and 20 degrees. Gusts up to 35 mph are possible.
Nassau County could see six to ten inches of snow during the day, and more at night. Heavier snow is expected in Suffolk County, according to the NWS.
As of 7 p.m. Tuesday, the following school districts and private schools within the Heralds' coverage area had closed ahead of Wednesday's storm:
• Bellmore School District
• Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District
• Freeport School District
* Glen Cove School District
• Hewlett-Woodmere School District
• Island Park School District
• Lawrence-Woodmere Academy
• Long Beach School District
• Lynbrook School District
• Malverne School District
• North Bellmore School District
• North Merrick School District
• North Shore School District
• Oceanside School District
• Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District
• Rockville Centre School District
• St. Agnes Cathedral School, Rockville Centre
• West Hempstead School District
This story will be updated.