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Albin James of Medford carries salt and a

Albin James of Medford carries salt and a snow scraper to his car outside the Lowe's store in Medford on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, as he prepares for the impending blizzard Saturday. Photo Credit: James Carbone

In the event of a major storm, Long Island municipalities may have their own emergency plans and evacuation procedures. Below are phone numbers to call and websites to visit for information:

  • Town of Babylon: 631-957-3000;
  • Town of Brookhaven: 631-451-TOWN; public safety 631-451-6291; highways 631-451-9200;
  • Town of East Hampton: 631-324-4141; 631-324-0925 (roadway obstructions);
  • City of Glen Cove: 516-676-2000;
  • Town of Hempstead: 516-489-5000;
  • Town of Huntington: 631-351-3000; 631-499-0444 (downed trees, snow-clearing issues);
  • Town of Islip: 631-595-3595;
  • City of Long Beach: 516-431-1000;
  • Town of North Hempstead: 516-869-6311;
  • Town of Oyster Bay: 516-677-5757 (highway department);
  • Town of Riverhead: 631-727-3200;
  • Town of Shelter Island: 631-749-0600 (police);
  • Town of Smithtown: 631-360-7514 (environment and waterways); 631-360-7500 (highways); 631-360-7553 (Public Safety Department);
  • Town of Southampton: 631-283-6000;
  • Town of Southold: 631-765-2784 (police);
  • Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management: 631-852-4900;
  • PSEG Long Island:; 800-490-0075 (to report outage/downed power lines)
  • National Grid: 800-490-0045 (gas emergency)
  • American Red Cross: 877-REDCROSS; 516-747-3500 (Nassau); 631-924-6700 (Suffolk);
  • NYS Office of Emergency Management: 518-292-2200
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 800-CDC-INFO
  • Department of Homeland Security: 800-BE-READY
  • National Flood Insurance program: 888-379-9531;;

NOTE: Do not call 911 for non-emergencies or to report a power outage.

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