Updates - 1/27/15, 7:22 p.m.

  • All County-maintained roads are open and passable.
  • Governor Cuomo and County Executive Steve Bellone announced that approximately 500 pieces of state equipment including National Guard have been deployed to assist Suffolk in its cleanup efforts.
  • The following Suffolk County Transportation routes will have a delayed starting time of 9:00AM on January 28: 90, 92, 8A, 10A/B, 10C, 10D/E.  All other routes will start at normal hours of operations. Delays should be anticipated given weather and road conditions. Check for updates.
  • County-operated health centers and Department of Social Services (DSS) centers are scheduled to open January 28 at noon.
  • Probation Department office reports are canceled for January 27. Any probationer due to report on this date should call their probation officer to be advised of their next reporting date.
  • Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency is closed on January 27 and will reopen on January 28. Traffic court appearances scheduled for January 27 will be rescheduled based on officer availability. You will receive a new conference/trial letter by mail.


  • The National Weather Service reports snowfall between 15 and 28" in Suffolk County.
  • The heaviest snowfall occurred during the overnight period.
  • NYS Gov Cuomo declares State of Emergency for numerous counties including Suffolk County.
  • SC Executive Bellone declares a State of Emergency.
  • Suffolk County Courts are closed January 27.
  • NYS Resources standing by as needed.
  • Limited LIRR service is being restored January 27 with modified weekend schedules. Check for the most up-to-date travel information.

Cold Weather Safety Tips: learn how to be safe during cold weather.

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For Shelter Emergencies:

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If you are homeless and in need of shelter - Please call the Suffolk County Department of Social Services 8am-4pm  - Monday to Friday – Please call the SC DSS Temporary Housing Assistance Unit at, (631) 854 9517.

In person Shelter Assistance is available at following Service Centers from noon till 3pm on Wednesday, 01/28/15. Normal hours of operations will continue on Thursday 01/29/15:

  • Riverhead Center Fully Operational & Plowed
  • Coram Center Fully Operational & Plowed – Some side employee entrances need work
  • Smithtown Wireless Fully Operational & Plowed
  • Southwest (Deer Park) Fully Operational & Plowed
  • Great River Fully Operational & Plowed
  • MGB (Ronkonkoma) Fully Operational & Being Plowed now some sidewalks need work
  • MacArthur ) Fully Operational & Additional clean up plowing happening some sidewalks need to be addressed
  • Oser Ave Smithtown No DSS staff – No report
  • Office of Emergency Management web page directory

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    Steve Bellone

    Joseph F. Williams

    John G. Jordan Sr.

    Ed Schneyer
    Director of the Office of Emergency Management

    PO BOX 127
    MAIN 631-852-4900
    FAX 631-852-4922

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