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Update: Storm Dumps 10 Inches in Massapequa 10.3 Inches in North Massapequa

Blizzard warning remains in affect through Friday afternoon.

It took a while to develop, but the winter storm that moved into our area Thursday hit the Massapequas with a large snowfall.

As of 10 a.m., 10.1 inches of snow fell on Massapequa while North Massapequa received 10.3 inches. And it's not over.

A blizzard warning remains in affect for the area until 1 p.m.

According to Mike Silva, meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Upton, the storm held no surprises.

"This pretty much panned out exactly as we expected," he said. "We expected six to 10 inches of snow, with maybe a little bit higher out east. Some places managed to touch a foot."

Winds, however, weren't quite as fierce as initially predicted, but were starting to pick up Friday morning, with "very dangerous" temperatures across Long Island. With the wind chill factor, some areas felt as though it were minus 11 degrees, with a range of minus three to minus eight.

Temperatures are not expected to rise higher than the upper teens for most of Long Island Friday.

Two last bands of snow are slated to continue moving across Long Island Friday morning, one in Suffolk County and one over northern Nassau; another inch or two of snow will fall by 1 p.m., when the white stuff should disappear from the area completely.

Here are the latest snowfall accumulations, according to the NWS:
 
Nassau County

Massapequa: 10.1 inches

North Massapequa 10.3 inches

Carle Place: 11.7 inches

Oceanside: 12.4 inches

Plainview: 10 inches

Garden City: 10 inches

Baldwin Harbor: 9 inches

Hicksville: 8.9 inches

North Merrick: 10.6 inches

South Valley Stream 7.5 inches

Bayville: 9.5 inches

New Hyde Park: 7 inches

Levittown: 9.2 inches

Port Washington 9 inches 

Bellmore: 5.5 inches

Albertson 9 inches 

East Norwhich 7.1 inches 

Seaford 5.3 inches

Wantagh: 4.1 inches


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