EAST MEADOW - Long Islanders have got a little time to stock up on supplies before the worst of the storm tonight.
However, snow blowers and shovels have been flying off the store shelves.
Along with strong winds and power outages, residents in Bayville are nervous about coastal flooding, which is expected to impact the North Shore worse than the south this storm.
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News 12 Long Island’s Erin Colton was at the Home Depot in East Meadow where residents were buying the essentials including firewood, batteries, flashlights and sand.