Long Island prepares for new snowfall

Long Islanders still licking their wounds from last week's blizzard aren't taking any chances this time around as new snowfall is expected to hit the

SYOSSET - Long Islanders still licking their wounds from last week's blizzard aren't taking any chances this time around as new snowfall is expected to hit the region tomorrow.

Town of Oyster Bay trucks are getting prepped with sand and salt, as residents prepare for up to 5 inches of snow.

Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto says planning to combat the snow starts several days before Mother Nature makes her presence known.

"We're going to lay down a sand-salt product well before the first snowflakes even fall and then when you start hitting that 2-4 inch mark, we'll begin plowing and so hopefully we can bring up blacktop real quick," Venditto says.

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