Here we go! Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour includes most of Long Island:
Updated: Dec 17, 2020
Check out the 1st image. 03Z to 06Z is 10 PM to 1 AM. This is when we can get our blizzard conditions on Long Island between around 10 PM and midnight before any change to sleet.
Also, the snow won't be melting very fast at all. Check out the overnight low temperatures for early Friday morning (3rd image) and early Saturday morning (4th image).