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Snowstorm hits Long Island Feb. 9, 2017

A snowstorm hit Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, causing a blizzard warning to be put into effect for most of the day. 

Long Beach residents Mark and Ilana Auerbach and
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Long Beach residents Mark and Ilana Auerbach and their children Mia, 4 and Naomi, 1 enjoying the snowy hills of Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Feb. 10, 2017.

Kyle Mondelo, 4, and his sister Vashi, 8,
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Kyle Mondelo, 4, and his sister Vashi, 8, of Selden ride down the hill together at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Chris Molinelli of Wading River send his three
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Chris Molinelli of Wading River sends his three children Gavin, Brenna and Andrew down the hill on a toboggan at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Westbury resident Robin Gonzalez and her Valentin, 10,
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Westbury resident Robin Gonzalez and her son Valentin, 10, enjoy the snowy hills of Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Feb. 10, 2017.

From left, Danny Nikander and Ian Budding along
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Danny Nikander, left, and Ian Budding along with fifteen Hofstra students shoveled snow from Thursday’s storm at the homes of 22 elderly or disabled residents in the Uniondale and Hempstead neighborhoods around Hofstra as part of the University’s Snow Angels community service program on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

A disabled car in the median of Nicholls
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A disabled car is stuck in the snow in the median of Nicholls Road, just north of the Long Island Expressway in Holtsville on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, after the driver lost control of his car going northbound.

Suffolk County police emergency service unit uses a
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Suffolk County police emergency service unit uses a chain to remove a car from the median of Nicholls Road near Portion Road in Farmingville, after she lost control of her car on the slushy roads and got stuck in snow on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, a day after the snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow.

Westbound LIE between exits 65-64 in Medford covered
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Westbound LIE between exits 65-64 in Medford covered with slush and ice on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, a day after the snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow.

Westbound LIE between exits 65-64 in Medford covered
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A section of the westbound Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County was rutted and slushy as the sun rose Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. The snow between exits 65 and 64 in Medford fell the day before.

An unidentified woman uses an ice scraper to
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A driver cleans her car at a rest stop at Exit 65 on the Long Island Expressway on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, a day after a snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow across Long Island.

Cars travel a snow and ice covered Old
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As the sun starts to rise Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, vehicles traveling on Old Country Road in Mineola encountered an icy, snow-rutted thoroughfare.

Cars travel a snow and ice covered Old
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As the sun starts to rise Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, vehicles traveling on Old Country Road in Mineola encountered an icy, snow-rutted thoroughfare.

Commuters at the LIRR station on Friday, Feb.
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Commuters were bundled up against the drafty cold Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, as they waited for trains in the Long Island Rail Road station in Mineola.

Cars navigate an icy Jericho Tpke on Friday,
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Frozen, rutted snow at dawn Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, on Jericho Turnpike in Mineola.

Passengers wait for a morning train at the
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Passengers wait for a morning train at the Ronkonkoma station in Ronkonkoma, Feb. 10, 2017.

A pedestrians crosses an icy Old Country Road
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A pedestrians crosses an icy Old Country Road in Mineola on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Maria Henderson braves the cold at the LIRR
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Maria Henderson braves the cold at the LIRR station in Mineola on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

A pedestrians walk an icy Mineola Blvd on
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A pedestrians walk an icy Mineola Boulevard in Mineola on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Commuters at the LIRR station on Friday, Feb.
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Commuters at the LIRR station on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 in Mineola.

A payloader comes to the rescue of Town
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A payloader comes to the rescue of Town of Brookhaven snowplow truck that got stuck at the intersection of Route 25A and Main Street in Setauket during a major snowstorm that hit Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A pedestrian makes his way along East Main
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A pedestrian cuts a lonely figure along East Main Street in Port Jefferson during a major snowstorm that hit Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A passenger looks out the door of a
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A passenger peers out the door of a Long Island Rail Road car during a stop at the Ronkonkoma station as a daylong snowstorm winds down across Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Long Island Rail Road passengers make their way
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Long Island Rail Road passengers make their way through the snow in the parking lot of the Ronkonkoma station as a daylong snowstorm winds down across Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Blizzard-like conditions impaired the visibility for motorist and
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Blizzard-like conditions impaired visibility for motorist and pedestrian alike on Nassau Road in Roosevelt during a snowstorm Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Cars with snow still atop their vehicles drive
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Cars with snow still atop their vehicles drive down Jackson Avenue in Syosset, Thursday evening, Feb. 9, 2017.

Carlos Ortiz, of Brentwood, shovels in front of
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Carlos Ortiz, of Brentwood, shovels in front of his home as more than a foot of snow fell on parts of Long Island Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A Long Island Rail Road rider is helped
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A Long Island Rail Road rider is helped by a fellow rider as he struggles to navigate the snow-covered steps leading to the platform at the Port Jefferson LIRR station on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 9, 2017. Neither the steps nor the train platform appeared to have been shoveled following Thursday's major snow storm.

Mark Landberg digs out his car as the
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Mark Landberg digs out his car as the sun sets near his home on East Hoffman Avenue in Lindenhurst on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Jose Perez, of Brentwood, shovels as more than
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Jose Perez, of Brentwood, shovels as more than a foot of snow fell on parts of Long Island Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Anthony Harding, of Wyandanch, clears snow from his
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Anthony Harding, of Wyandanch, clears snow from his car as more than a foot of snow fell on parts of Long Island Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A man clears his vehicle of snow in
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A man clears his vehicle of snow in Wyandanch as more than a foot of snow fell on parts of Long Island Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.a blizzard drops snow across Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Late afternoon sunshine glistens on snow in Glen
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Late afternoon sunshine glistens on snow in Glen Cove after the storm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Homes along the Long Island Sound shore in
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Homes along the Long Island Sound shore in Southold get pounded during the snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as more than a foot of snow fell on parts of Long Island.

Town of Hempstead resident Don Belger takes advantage of
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Town of Hempstead resident Don Belger takes advantage of the heavy snowfall while cross country skiing at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. 

A man labors through heavy snow while cleaning
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A man labors through heavy snow while cleaning off a walkway on Stewart Avenue in Garden City Thursday Feb. 9, 2017. 

An SUV spun out on Glen Cove Road
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An SUV spun out on Glen Cove Road during the snowstorm Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. No injuries were reported, Old Westbury police said.

tarakconryIt's coming down faster than we can shovel
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tarakconryIt's coming down faster than we can shovel it #lisnow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Roosevelt resident Nathan Valentine battles the wind driven
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Roosevelt resident Nathan Valentine battles the wind driven snow on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, after picking up his breakfast from a store on Nassau Road in Roosevelt.

A woman finding her way through the heavy
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A woman  walks in the snow ruts on Nassau Road in Roosevelt on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as a heavy snowstorm battered Long Island.  

Long Beach City by the Sea blanketed in
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Long Beach City by the Sea blanketed in snow. #lisnow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

I think it's safe to say the blizzard
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I think it's safe to say the blizzard has finally hit the Hamptons @Newsday #LISnow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Annabel Attard, 3, of West Babylon, builds a
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Annabel Attard, 3, of West Babylon, builds a snowman in her front yard as a blizzard drops snow across Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Matan Harel age 7 and Elan Harel age
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Matan Harel age 7 and Elan Harel age 8 of Station Road build a snowman in Great Neck Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, after a heavy snowstorm blew across Long Island.

.@NYGovCuomo:
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.@NYGovCuomo: "Breaking News...it's snowing" says that's a fact "not Fake News" #lisnow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

#niko is burying us. Nine inches so far
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#niko is burying us. Nine inches so far in Glen Head. #blizzard2017 @Newsday Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Stefanie Dazio ‏@steffdaz @HempsteadTown Plow operator Sean O'Leary
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Stefanie Dazio ‏@steffdaz @HempsteadTown Plow operator Sean O'Leary pushes another stuck car out along his route. This one on Tonopah Road in Wantagh Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. #LIsnow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Liz Bailey of Schenck Avenue in Great Neck
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Liz Bailey of Schenck Avenue in Great Neck starts the digging to get her car out Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, after a heavy snowstorm blew across Long Island.

Andy Martinez, of Brentwood, helps push a taxi
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Andy Martinez, of Brentwood, helps push a taxi out of the snow on Motor Parkway in Central Islip on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Jason Flashner of West Babylon braves the snow
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Jason Flashner, of West Babylon, braves the snow as he rides his bike down Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Whiteout conditions on County Road 48 in Mattituck
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Whiteout conditions on County Road 48 in Mattituck during the snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. 

Long Islanders in Oceanside shovel as a storm
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An Oceanside resident shovels as a storm hits Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Workers clear snow at the Ronkonkoma train station
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Workers clear snow on Feb. 9, 2017, at the Long Island Rail Road station in Ronkonkoma.

Passengers line up to board a bus as
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Passengers line up to board a bus on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as snow falls at the Long Island Rail Road station in Ronkonkoma.

Lulu, a 5-year-old Cavapoo, looks on as her
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Lulu, a 5-year-old Cavapoo, looks on as her owner clears the driveway in Oceanside during Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017's storm.

The Robert Moses statue on Main Street in
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The statue of the "New York master builder" Robert Moses on Main Street in Babylon is coated in snow on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Mike Greco, left, of Holbrook, and Timothy Wilson,
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Mike Greco, left, of Holbrook, and Timothy Wilson, of Nesconset, help push Wilna Bouzy's car out of the snow on the on-ramp to the eastbound Long Island Expressway at Exit 56 in Hauppauge on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as heavy snow falls. Bouzy said she was headed to work.

Erin Tatro of Babylon and her dog, Heidi,
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Erin Tatro of Babylon and her dog, Heidi, cross Main Street in Babylon on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as a steady snow falls.

Visibility is limited due to snow as a
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Visibility is limited due to snow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as a man walks down Deer Park Avenue in Babylon.

A plow helps push snow out of the
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A plow helps push snow out of the way for a disabled car Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, on the eastbound on-ramp to the Long Island Expressway at Exit 56 in Hauppauge.

A tractor trailer stuck in the snow on
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Workers scramble to free a tractor trailer stuck in the snow Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, on Motor Parkway in Central Islip.

Nick Augusta uses a snow thrower to clear
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Nick Augusta uses a snow thrower on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, to clear his driveway in Hauppauge.

A box truck flipped after crashing with an
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A box truck flipped after colliding with a sport utility vehicle at North Ocean Avenue and Canal Road in Mount Sinai Thursday morning, Feb. 9, 2017. The driver of the box truck was able to crawl out.

A man walks past a Town Of Babylon
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A man walks past a Town of Babylon plow on Schleigel Boulevard in North Amityville as a heavy snowstorm blankets Long Island on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

People walk down Warren St. in North Amityville
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People walk down Warren Street in North Amityville as a blizzard crosses over Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A man rides his bicycle on Great Neck
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A man makes his way on Great Neck Road in North Amityville as snow hits Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Pedro Vilatoro shovels snow in North Amityville as
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Pedro Vilatoro shovels snow in North Amityville as a storm hits Long Island, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Barry Anderson from Riverhead shovels Sunny's Riverhead Grill
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Barry Anderson from Riverhead shovels Sunny's Riverhead Grill and Diner on East Main Street in Riverhead during the snowstorm. The diner was open early to provide coffee and a warm meal for those who need to work on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

LIRR crews work on clearing the platform at
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LIRR crews work on clearing the platform at the Mineola station during a snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Carmella Cannella of Riverhead walks her dog Charlie
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Carmella Cannella of Riverhead walks her dog Charlie on Main Street in Riverhead as snow falls on Thursday, Feb 9, 2017.

Bruce Feinberg shovels the front of his driveway
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Bruce Feinberg shovels the driveway in front of his Patchogue home on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A car skids off County Road 48 in
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A car skids off County Road 48 in Peconic on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Officials warned of treacherous conditions as a winter snowstorm hits Long Island.

A plow sits under a broken pole on
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A plow sits under a broken pole on Route 25A in Huntington, during a snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Jose Santano walks to his home in Patchogue
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Jose Santano walks to his home in Patchogue on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as heavy snow falls.

A plow removes snow along Portion Road in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

A plow removes snow along Portion Road in Farmingville on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, as heavy snow falls.

Snow plows caravan County Road 48 in Cutchogue
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Snowplows along County Road 48 in Cutchogue during the storm on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. The most hazardous travel period has begun and is expected to last until 2 p.m., during which time moderate to heavy snow will fall, News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said.

Snow falls by the town creek in Southold
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Snow falls by the town creek in Southold on Thursday morning, Feb. 9, 2017. As of 7 a.m., Long Island MacArthur Airport had seen 1.6 inches of snow, with 2 inches in Central Park, according to a weather service tweet.

A pedestrian walks down Willis Avenue as snow
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A pedestrian walks down Willis Avenue in Mineola as snow moves into the area on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Drivers navigate the snow on Old Country Rd.
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Drivers navigate the snow on Old Country Rd. as snow moves into the area on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 in Garden City.

A Long Island Rail Road commuter at the
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A Long Island Rail Road commuter waits at the Ronkonkoma train station as heavy snow begins to fall on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A salt spreader moves along the westbound Long
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A salt spreader moves along the westbound Long Island Expressway near Exit 57 in Hauppauge as heavy snow begins to fall on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

A view of the Ronkonkoma commuter parking lot
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A view of the commuter parking lot at Long Island Rail Road's Ronkonkoma station as heavy snow begins to fall on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Commuters brave the snow at the Long Island
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Commuters brave the snow at the Long Island Rail Road station in Mineola as a storm moves into the area on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

An overturned car on the westbound LIE between
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An overturned car on the westbound LIE between exits 55-53 in Brentwood on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Long Islanders have been strongly advised to stay off the roads Thursday, if at all possible, so as to avoid “extremely dangerous” travel situations, with heavy snowfall and whiteout conditions.

Commuters brave the snow at the LIRR station
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Commuters brave the snow at the LIRR station in Mineola as snow moves into the area on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

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