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LI Now: Traffic, weather and history for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Good morning, Long Islanders, and welcome to the LI Now daily post for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

As you head out to work, to drop your children off at school or to run errands, this post will keep you updated about local traffic and transit conditions and weather.

Here, you'll also find information about upcoming meetings and get a look at some key historical events that happened on this date.

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

WEST ISLIP: The left lane is closed on the Robert Moses Causeway southbound approaching Ocean Parkway due to construction.

GREENVALE: The right lane is closed on Route 25A in both directions between Glen Cove Road and before Port Washington Boulevard in Manhasset due to construction.

HOLBROOK: There is construction work on Patchogue Holbrook Road in both directions at the LIE.

PORT JEFFERSON: Look out for long-term road construction on Route 347 in both directions between Williams Street and Jayne Boulevard.

For more traffic and road work updates, check out www.newsday.com/traffic

WEATHER

Thursday will be clear in the morning, then overcast with a high of 57. Thursday night, expect clear skies with a low of 41.

TODAY IN HISTORY

Two years ago today, residents of New York began to deal with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which swept through the region on Oct. 29. Check out all of Newsday's coverage on superstorm Sandy then and now here: http://nwsdy.li/1wEOGIe

On this day in 1991, another nor'easter known now as "The Perfect Storm," or the "Halloween nor'easter of 1991," swept north up the eastern seaboard from Florida through Canada. The storm cycle ended on Nov. 2,  and caused $200 million in damage in the United States.

WHAT TO WATCH

It's Halloween weekend, and if you're looking for events, haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, recipes, costume ideas or anything else to make your weekend extra spooky and fun, check out ExploreLI's Halloween guide here: http://nwsdy.li/1tlsNgJ

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