Nassau County along with New York City escaped the worst of the storm, but in Suffolk County particularly the East End blizzard conditions are expected to continue for most of the day.
A travel ban remains in effect for Suffolk County. The travel ban for Nassau County, New York City and the Hudson Valley was lifted this morning with MTA service expected to resume sometime Tuesday morning.
A least one person died in the storm on Long Island. ABC News reported a 17-year-old in Huntington died in a sledding accident Monday night.
According to the National Weather Service the storm moved further east and is departing faster than originally predicted, resulting in less snow than expected for the western part of New York. The heaviest of the snow will be over Long Island and southern Connecticut through the morning.
Just before 8am, Tuesday the National Weather Service reported the Islip Airport had 20.9 inches and Matticuk had 24.8 inches of snow.