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Long Island updates for Feb. 12
As we wrap up Newsday's LI Now Live post for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, you can find a rundown of the day's top stories, and updates covering Suffolk and Nassau counties, including traffic, transit and weather alerts.
Be careful on your commute Thursday during the snowstorm that's predicted. Be sure to check back in the morning for the latest weather forecast and tips to get you through it.
To access the latest social media updates, scroll down.
PHONE SCAM IN SOUTHAMPTON. The Southampton Town Police have received several reports of a phone scam. The caller identifies himself as John Anderson. He then informs the victim that he has several warrants with the Internal Revenue Service for fraud and requests a wire transaction of $10,000. The phone number used is 202-239-6960. Do not give personal information or send money to anyone who calls you, police said.
Partly cloudy with a high of 28 degrees and a wind chill as low as 14 degrees.
SNOWSTORM EXPECTED TO DUMP 2 to 8 INCHES. The storm is poised to strike Wednesday night into Thursday morning; a winter storm watch is in effect from midnight Wednesday through 6 a.m. Friday. There is a potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulation on Long Island.
HOSPITAL MEETING. Glen Cove officials plan to hold a town hall meeting about the status of Glen Cove Hospital today at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 9 Glen St., Glen Cove. Check Ted Phillips' Twitter updates @tedephillips.