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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 3 am to 6 PM EST Monday... * locations...Suffolk County. * Hazard types...heavy snow and wind. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Timing...snow develops late tonight...and then the heaviest snow will fall from the Monday morning commute through Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and a heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Blowing and drifting of snow with near blizzard conditions are expected due to strong winds. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday. A coastal Flood Advisory has also been issued from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. * Locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for Monday morning and night high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Monday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM.......10.0-10.5..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.2-9.7...........minor.... -- Sunday Feb.07 16,10:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for February 11 through February 14

Food, Wine, & Dining, Music, Movies & Entertainment, Hot Spots & Night Life

A week of Long Island entertainment options packed with baking, singing, dancing and more! Check out the details here!

The week of Valentine’s Day is finally here! This week, Long Island is packed with entertainment and activities ranging from Valentine’s Day chocolate baking, karaoke, country and line dancing and more! On Monday, head over to Hampton Bays Public Library for a session on chocolate bark baking and The Nest Bar & Lounge for its karaoke night. On Tuesday, Babylon Public Library has a session on tastes of Mardi Gras and it’s Tacos night at Social Sports Kitchen. On Wednesday, head over to the Nutty Irishman for country and line dancing and The Paramount for a performance by Matisyahu. On Thursday, it’s a special Valentine’s Day screening night of Frederick Knott’s The Tense Thriller, Wait Until Dark at John W. Engeman Theater at Northport. Bay Street Theatre is also screening War of the Roses. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – FEBRUARY 11, 2013

Who: Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark At Hampton Bays Public Library
Info: Learn how to bake your own chocolate bark from the Baking Coach. There will be melted chocolate, white and milk with an assortment of candies, sprinkles and more. While waiting for it to dry, you’ll also have the chance to decorate your own bakery box to bring home. Registration required.
Cost: $5 Material Fee
Time & Place: 6:30PM at Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays – (631) 728-6241

Who: Karaoke Mondays At The Nest Bar & Lounge
Info: Come out for a fun night of karaoke! It happens every Monday night.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8PM to 2AM at The Nest Bar & Lounge, 382 East Meadow Avenue, East Meadow – (516) 607-5395

TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 12, 2013

Who: A Taste Of Mardi Gras At Babylon Public Library
Info: Here’s your chance to travel to New Orleans through taste. Kathy Dlugolonski will cook up Cajun delights for sampling. Registration required.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Babylon Public Library, 24 S. Carll Street, Babylon – (631) 669-1624

Who: Taco Tuesdays At Social Sports Kitchen
Info: Stop by Social Sports Kitchen to enjoy viewing a game of sports while dishing out to delicious meals and cocktails. Tuesday is also $2 tacos night. It also has $3 Coronas and $5 Margaritas!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Social Sports Kitchen, 1002 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 489-8080

WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 13, 2013

Who: Country And Line Dancing Night At Nutty Irishman
Info: It’s country night at Nutty Irishman. Enjoy live music by DJ Cowboy Ben E., free line dancing instruction, pickleback shots, PBR cans, Coors banquet cans and Jack Daniel shots.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 7PM to 9PM For Line Dancing Instruction at Nutty Irishman, 60 East Main Street, Bay Shore – (631) 969-9700

Who: Matisyahu At The Paramount
Info: Hasidic reggae musician Matisyahu stands out from the crowd of the New York reggae scene. Matisyahu is a lyricist, MC and beatboxer and offers a performance at The Paramount.
Cost: $29.50 to $52.50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 14, 2013

Who: Valentine’s Day Special Pre-Show Party At John W. Engeman Theater At Northport
Info: Enjoy Frederick Knott’s The Tense Thriller, Wait Until Dark! On this special night, tickets will also include a glass of champagne or beverage of your choice, hot buffet and a chocolate rose. Reserve tickets in advance.
Cost: $70
Time & Place: 6:30PM at John W. Engeman Theater At Northport, 250 Main Street, Northport – (631) 261-2900

Who: Unvalentine’s Day Event At Bay Street Theatre
Info: Enjoy the screening of War of the Roses. Your admission includes one glass of house wine.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theatre, Corner of Bay and Main Streets, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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