2011 snowstorms on Long Island

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 66 and 67 in Yaphank Monday morning. (Febb. 21, 2011) Photo Credit: James Carbone

Starting with a massive snowstorm that blanketed Long Island in the second week of January, here's a look at some of the storms that have hit the area in 2011.

Barbara Wozencroft, of Medford, walks her Australian shepherds,
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Barbara Wozencroft, of Medford, walks her Australian shepherds, Joe, left, and Kassie, in Medford on a snowy Monday morning. (Feb. 21, 2011)

A salt-spreader seen along Yaphank Avenue in Yaphank
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A salt-spreader seen along Yaphank Avenue in Yaphank as the snow falls Monday morning. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Jeff Papperman, of Shirley, waits for a
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Jeff Papperman, of Shirley, waits for a bus on Route 112 in Medford Monday morning. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Barbara Wozencroft, of Medford, walks her Australian shepherds,
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Barbara Wozencroft, of Medford, walks her Australian shepherds, Joe, left, and Kassie, as the snow falls in Medford. (Feb. 21, 2011)

A snowplow at work on the Northern State
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

A snowplow at work on the Northern State Parkway. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Birds sit on a power line as the
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

Birds sit on a power line as the snow falls in Melville. (Feb. 21, 2011)

A snowplow at work on the Northern State
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

A snowplow at work on the Northern State Parkway. (Feb. 21, 2011)

A snowplow pushes snow in a Melville parking
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

A snowplow pushes snow in a Melville parking lot. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 66 and 67 in Yaphank Monday morning. (Febb. 21, 2011)

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Motorists make their way along the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 66 and 67 in Yaphank Monday morning. (Febb. 21, 2011)

Snow coats the roads in Northport early Monday
Photo Credit: Newsday / Arnold Miller

Snow coats the roads in Northport early Monday morning. (Feb. 21, 2011)

Motorists navigate the corner of Elwood Road and
Photo Credit: Newsday / Arnold Miller

Motorists navigate the corner of Elwood Road and Jericho Turnpike in Elwood as snow falls Monday morning. (Feb. 21, 2011)

A Northern Cardinal is perched at Inlet Pond
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A Northern Cardinal is perched at Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport. (Jan. 25, 2011)

A school bus sits in a 5-foot deep
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A school bus sits in a 5-foot deep pothole caused by a water main break on Red Maple Drive near Wantagh Avenue in Wantagh. (Feb. 2, 2011)

A school bus is stuck in a deep
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A school bus is stuck in a deep pothole caused by a water main break on Red Maple Drive near Wantagh Avenue in Wantagh. (Feb. 2, 2011)

Cars make their way through large puddles on
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Cars make their way through large puddles on Main Street in Smithtown. (Feb. 2, 2011)

Commuters make their way to work Tuesday morning
Photo Credit: Newsday / Arnold Miller

Commuters make their way to work Tuesday morning after a wintry mix fell on Ellwood Road in Northport. (Feb. 1, 2011)

Twins enjoying 1st snowfall !

First picture of the twins out in the

First picture of the twins out in the snow! They are 9 months old and their names are Joseph and Dylan.

Michael Pugliese clears snow off the top of
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Michael Pugliese clears snow off the top of his car in front of his Medford home. (Feb. 1, 2011)

A LIRR commuter waits for a train at
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A LIRR commuter waits for a train at the Patchogue station where, as of 10 a.m., the platforms were still not cleared. (Jan. 27, 2011)

LIRR trains at the Mineola train station on
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

LIRR trains at the Mineola train station on Jan. 27, 2011.

Selisa Mahabal shovels snow out of the driveway
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Selisa Mahabal shovels snow out of the driveway of her Patchogue home. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his home on Banbury Road in Mineola as yet another major snowfall hits the area. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Dan McDonough with his sons Patrick, 6, left,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Dan McDonough with his sons Patrick, 6, left, and Brendan, 8, shovel their way out of their home in Mineola.

George Pieraccini creates a huge pile of snow
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

George Pieraccini creates a huge pile of snow as he clears his driveway with a snowblower in Garden City. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Snow is cleared from sidewalks and driveways on
Photo Credit: Karen Wiles Stabile

Snow is cleared from sidewalks and driveways on Kilburn Road in Garden City. (Jan. 27, 2011)

A snowplow at work on Jericho Turnpike in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile

A snowplow at work on Jericho Turnpike in Westbury. (Jan. 27, 2011)

A combination of ice and snow glisten on
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Kelley

A combination of ice and snow glisten on the branches of trees in the morning rays as the sun rose over Union Boulevard in Islip. (Jan. 27, 2011)

George Lamontage of Long Beach is out early
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

George Lamontage of Long Beach is out early helping his neighbors clean there walks with his snowblower. (Jan. 27, 2011)

A Long Beach resident cleans off his car.

A Long Beach resident cleans off his car. Photo credit: Jim Staubitser

Yvette Wrobel clears snow off her vehicle on
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Yvette Wrobel clears snow off her vehicle on South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Cleber Guncay shovels away snow from driveway in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Cleber Guncay shovels away snow from driveway in front of his Patchogue home. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Trees along the eastbound LIE service road are
Photo Credit: Newsday / Arnold Miller

Trees along the eastbound LIE service road are covered with snow early Thursday morning. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, making it
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, making it a challenge for both drivers and pedestrians. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Snow covers Willis Avenue in Mineola. (Jan. 27,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Snow covers Willis Avenue in Mineola. (Jan. 27, 2011)

A worker removes snow from the Ronkonkoma train
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A worker removes snow from the Ronkonkoma train station Thursday morning. (Jan. 27, 2011)

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service at
Photo Credit: James Carbone

The Long Island Rail Road suspended service at the Ronkonkoma train station early Thursday morning. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Workers clear snow outside the Ronkonkoma train station
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Workers clear snow outside the Ronkonkoma train station Thursday morning. (Jan. 27, 2011)

Pete Downing of Babylon works from home and
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Pete Downing of Babylon works from home and didn't have to travel in the snow, but is clearing his neighbor's driveways so the snow won't build up during the snowstorm on Jan. 26, 2011.

The roads are slick and slushy at the
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

The roads are slick and slushy at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Great E. Neck Road after a snow hit this morning on Long Island on Jan. 26, 2011.

Dequann Willison, 19, of Copiague, leaves work in
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Dequann Willison, 19, of Copiague, leaves work in Babylon and rides down Calvert Avenue to head home in Copiague on Jan. 26, 2011.

Snow covers the Northern State Parkway as yet
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Snow covers the Northern State Parkway as yet another winter storm hits Long Island Wednesday. (Jan. 26, 2011)

An accident blocks a lane on Glen Cove
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

An accident blocks a lane on Glen Cove Road as yet another winter storm hits hits Long Island Wednesday. (Jan. 26, 2011)

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. (Jan. 26,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. (Jan. 26, 2011)

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. (Jan. 26,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Snow covers Jericho Turnpike in Mineola. (Jan. 26, 2011)

Snow falls on the service road of the
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Snow falls on the service road of the LIE in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 26, 2011)

Adam Thomas, 32 of Long Beach, decided to
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Adam Thomas, 32 of Long Beach, decided to take a early morning surf in Long Beach. (Jan. 26, 2011)

The boardwalk in Long Beach is starting to
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

The boardwalk in Long Beach is starting to get covered by snow as yet another storm approaches Long Island Wednesday morning. (Jan. 26, 2011)

Mike Nuzzi, contracted for snow removal, uses his
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Mike Nuzzi, contracted for snow removal, uses his snowblower to clear driveways on Parkway Drive in Roslyn. (Jan. 21, 2011)

A snowplow clears snow from Route 112 in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A snowplow clears snow from Route 112 in Medford Friday morning. (Jan. 21, 2011)

A snow-covered Horseblock Road at Route 112 in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A snow-covered Horseblock Road at Route 112 in Medford Friday morning. (Jan. 21, 2011)

An unidentified man waits for a bus in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

An unidentified man waits for a bus in the snow on Route 112 in Medford. (Jan. 21, 2011)

Amanda Lisanti, 11, of Lindenhurst, enjoys sledding down
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Amanda Lisanti, 11, of Lindenhurst, enjoys sledding down a hill on the side of Route 109 in West Babylon on January 12, 2011.

Joshua Salley, 6, with his sister Heather Salley,
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

Joshua Salley, 6, with his sister Heather Salley, 5, of Lindenhurst, enjoys sledding down a hill on the side of Route 109 in West Babylon on January 12, 2011.

Plows clear heavy snow Wednesday on Route 58
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Plows clear heavy snow Wednesday on Route 58 in Peconic. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A man walks down Soundview Avenue in Peconic
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A man walks down Soundview Avenue in Peconic during Wednesday's snowstorm. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Long Beach resident Bernadette Samuels, 60, cross country
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Long Beach resident Bernadette Samuels, 60, cross country skis on the beach, Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Bernadette Samuels, 60, of Long Beach, cross county
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Bernadette Samuels, 60, of Long Beach, cross county skis across snow drenched sand in Long Beach, Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Lori Richter of Kings Park framed her daughter
Photo Credit: Reader photo by Lori Richter

Lori Richter of Kings Park framed her daughter Tanner, 7, in an igloo she built Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Crews work on a downed tree on Soundview
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Crews work on a downed tree on Soundview Avenue in Peconic during Wednesday's snowstorm. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Jonathan Megna, 12, gets pulled on a snowboard
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Jonathan Megna, 12, gets pulled on a snowboard by his 15-month-old Siberian Husky, "Beau," in Nesconset, wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Sledders take advantage of the snow in Cedar
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Sledders take advantage of the snow in Cedar Creek Park in Wantagh. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A snow plow clears slush and snow near
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A snow plow clears slush and snow near the Long Island Expressway service road in Old Westbury, Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Two LIRR employees help push Marissa Cabrera, of
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Two LIRR employees help push Marissa Cabrera, of Holbrook, out of snow near the Ronkonkoma train station, Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Emergency vehicles convene on Soundview Avenue in Peconic
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Emergency vehicles convene on Soundview Avenue in Peconic during the snowstorm. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Shovelers prepare for a hard day of work
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Shovelers prepare for a hard day of work in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Sam Tadrousse, of New Jersey, is stranded in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Sam Tadrousse, of New Jersey, is stranded in the center lane of the westbound LIE near Exit 63 in Holtsville, Wednesday morning. (Jan. 12, 2011)

An LIRR conductor makes sure all is clear
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

An LIRR conductor makes sure all is clear before leaving Huntington Station Wednesday morning. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A machine cleans the rails at the Hillside
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

A machine cleans the rails at the Hillside railroad support facility in Queens. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Delilah, a 3-year-old French bulldog, plays in the
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Delilah, a 3-year-old French bulldog, plays in the snow in Yaphank. (Jan. 12, 2011)

People flocked to the Roslyn Duck Pond to
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

People flocked to the Roslyn Duck Pond to enjoy some sledding. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Long Islanders deal with today's snow storm aftermath
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Long Islanders deal with today's snow storm aftermath in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Long Islanders deal with the snowstorm aftermath in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Commuters make their way along the train platform
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Commuters make their way along the train platform in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A commuter struggles through snow toward an open
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

A commuter struggles through snow toward an open door on a Long Island Rail Road train in Huntington Station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A snowplow clears the train station parking lot
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

A snowplow clears the train station parking lot in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Grand Boulevard in Long Beach is a jumble
Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

Grand Boulevard in Long Beach is a jumble of show banks and blanketed vehicles Wednesday morning. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A woman sweeps off her car Wednesday morning
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

A woman sweeps off her car Wednesday morning on Newtown Lane in East Hampton. (Jan. 12, 2011)

East Hampton Village Highway Department crews use a
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

East Hampton Village Highway Department crews use a frontloader Wednesday morning to remove snow along Newtown Lane in East Hampton. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Workers shovel at the Long Island Rail Road
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Workers shovel at the Long Island Rail Road station in Huntington. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Workers shovel at the Huntington LIRR station. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Workers shovel at the Huntington LIRR station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Snow is cleared at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Sam Tadrousse, of New Jersey, is stranded in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Sam Tadrousse, of New Jersey, is stranded in the center lane of the westbound Long Island Expressway between exits 63 and 62 in Holtsville. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Commuters try to make their way to work
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Commuters try to make their way to work at Huntington Station as they experienced heavy delays and service suspension caused by the snow storm.(Jan. 12, 2011)

Workers shovel at the Huntington LIRR station. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Workers shovel at the Huntington LIRR station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Commuters try to make their way at Huntington
Photo Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa

Commuters try to make their way at Huntington Station as they experienced heavy delays and service suspension. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Snow is cleared on Veterans Highway in Ronkonkoma.
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Snow is cleared on Veterans Highway in Ronkonkoma. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Fred Fucaloro, of Ronkonkoma, digs out his car
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Fred Fucaloro, of Ronkonkoma, digs out his car after a big snowstorm slammed Long Island. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his home on Banbury Road in Mineola. (Jan. 12, 2011)

LIRR train arrives in Jamaica. (Jan. 12, 2011)
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

LIRR train arrives in Jamaica. (Jan. 12, 2011)

LIRR train arrives in Jamaica. (Jan. 12, 2011)
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

LIRR train arrives in Jamaica. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Workers remove snow off the platform at LIRR
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Workers remove snow off the platform at LIRR station in Jamaica. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Roberto Lopez plows his way out of his home in Mineola. (Jan. 12, 2011)

John Carroll digs his way out of his
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

John Carroll digs his way out of his home Wednesday morning on Banbury Road in Mineola. (Jan. 12, 2011)

A pedestrian on a snow-covered Jericho Turnpike in
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A pedestrian on a snow-covered Jericho Turnpike in Mineola.

Rhiannon Fanning, of East Islip, cleans off her
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

Rhiannon Fanning, of East Islip, cleans off her car Wednesday morning in the Babylon train station parking lot. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Roadways were covered in snow early Wednesday. (Jan.
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Roadways were covered in snow early Wednesday. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Workers shovel out at an LIRR station. (Jan.
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Workers shovel out at an LIRR station. (Jan. 12, 2011)

The Long Island Expressway overnight. (Jan. 12, 2011)
Photo Credit: James Carbone

The Long Island Expressway overnight. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Trucks were spreading salt with plows ready on
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jeff Schamberry

Trucks were spreading salt with plows ready on the Southern State Parkway in Western Nassau at 11 p.m. Tuesday night as the storm hit the region. (Jan. 12, 2011)

The Southern State Parkway in Western Nassau was
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jeff Schamberry

The Southern State Parkway in Western Nassau was sloppy but moving well at 11 p.m. Tuesday night as the storm hit the region. (Jan. 12, 2011)

Cars creep along Mineola Boulevard in Mineola as
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Cars creep along Mineola Boulevard in Mineola as heavy snow falls at 10 p.m. Tuesday. (Jan. 11, 2011)

A LIRR train makes its way along the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

A LIRR train makes its way along the tracks at the Mineola station as snow falls at 10 p.m. Tuesday. (Jan. 11, 2011)

Long Island Rail Road officials gather in a
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Long Island Rail Road officials gather in a command center at Jamaica station to closely monitor all trains and weather conditions, Tuesday night. All trains will stop running if 10 or more inches fall, according to the LIRR's storm policy. (Jan. 11, 2011)

Town of Hempstead employee Richie Wieners makes sure
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Town of Hempstead employee Richie Wieners makes sure his truck is ready for Tuesday night's snow storm. (Jan. 11, 2011)

A giant snow broom prepares to clear snow
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

A giant snow broom prepares to clear snow from the LIRR tracks, Tuesday afternoon. (Jan. 11, 2011)

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