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Everyone is encouraged to stay indoors, and wear

Everyone is encouraged to stay indoors, and wear plenty of extra layers if you must go outside.

Good afternoon Long Island.

Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.

We're wrapping up today's live post, but here's a roundup of the top stories Newsday reporters were working on earlier today.

Mobile users can click the link above to access our live coverage.

The following meetings are coming up:

BROOKHAVEN TOWN BOARD. The Brookhaven Town Board has moved hearings on zoning issues in Yaphank and Middle Island, among other items, to Friday at 1 p.m. at Town Hall, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville. Check Carl MacGowan’s Twitter updates @CarlMacGowan.

AMITYVILLE. TRUSTEES MEET. The Amityville board of trustees meet at 8 p.m. Monday at Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place. Check Nicholas Spangler’s Twitter updates @spanglernewsday.

SOUTHAMPTON TOWN BOARD. The Southampton Town board meets Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. in town hall, 116 Hampton Road. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.

NORTH HEMPSTEAD. TOWN BOARD. The North Hempstead town board is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at town hall, 220 Plandome Rd., Manhasset. Check Jennifer Barrios’ Twitter updates @barrioscq.

Weather

Mostly cloudy with snow showers in the afternoon. A high of 19 degrees. A windchill as low as - 6 degrees and 20 percent chance of snow. Tonight will be overcast with a low of 9 degrees and windchill of - 6 degrees. Check out Newsday's latest on the arctic cold still gripping Long Island.

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As of 2:55 p.m...

AMITYVILLE. Accident on Broadway (Route 110) southbound south of Southern Parkway.

STONY BROOK. Accident on Route 347 westbound between Nicolls Road and Stony Brook Road.

CENTEREACH. Accident on Middle Country Road at Nicolls Road.

 

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