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2 years ago today, Tropical Storm Isaias produced wind gusts up to 78 mph on Long Island:

"The Island’s wind damage caused more than 400,000 homes and businesses to lose power, widespread road closures, and the Long Island Rail Road to suspend service. More than 1,000 trees fell in Nassau alone. Trees fell on houses in Long Beach, East Meadow, North Babylon, Melville, East Islip, Lindenhurst, Oakdale, and elsewhere. A tree fell on a truck with a driver inside in East Islip, but the man was not injured, NWS said." - From the Long Island Press


SUFFOLK

Republic Airport in East Farmingdale: 78 mph Stony Brook: 75 mph Great South Bay: 75 mph Great Gull Island: 73 mph West Gilgo Beach: 69 mph Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma: 69 mph Fire Island: 68 mph Blue Point: 65 mph Orient: 64 mph Shirley Airport: 61 mph Southold: 59 mph Mt. Sinai Harbor: 59 mph Fishers Island: 58 mph Eastport: 55 mph Mecox Bay: 54 mph West Islip: 53 mph Gebreski Airport in Westhampton: 52 mph Napeague: 48 mph Islip Terrace: 47 mph Greenlawn: 46 mph East Hampton: 44 mph Miller Place: 42 mph


NASSAU

Wantagh: 68 mph Valley Stream: 56 mph Muttontown: 52 mph Syosset: 49 mph Merrick: 47 mph Carle Place: 43 mph


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