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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Dense fog advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind watch is no longer in effect. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds are expected across Long Island...and especially in areas with eastern exposure. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. 911 am EST sun Jan 22 2017 The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:00 AM

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for February 15 through February 17

The Harlem Globetrotters are in town! Don't miss their performance and other great Long Island entertainment taking place this President's Day weekend!

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It’s President’s Day weekend, which means an extra-long weekend for many! Don’t miss out on great Long Island entertainment, including the Harlem Globetrotters at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, musical performances and more! On Friday, head over to Farmingdale Lanes for the Paws N’ Pins Bowl-a-ton. There are also great performances, including Testament “Dark Roots of Thrash” at The Paramount and Carrie, The Musical at Cultural Arts Playhouse. On Saturday, Little Women, The Musical plays at CM Performing Arts Center. There are also great music performances happening, including Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Spinners at NYCB Theatre At Westbury and an Eagles tribute band at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center. On Sunday, head over to Walt Whitman Mall to learn how to cook like a pro with a chef from a popular Huntington restaurant. The Long Island Tuba Quartet also performs at Connetquot Public Library and the Harlem Globetrotters perform on Sunday on Long Island before moving on to another location. Check out the details below!

FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Who: Paws N’ Pins Bowl-A-Ton At Farmingdale Lanes
Info: This bowl-a-ton is for Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation. It’s dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of stray, abandoned and death-due pound animals. There will be a full night of fun bowling, prizes and food. Price includes shoe rental, soda and pizza.
Cost: $25 For Adults, $20 For Children 12 and Younger
Time & Place: 7:30PM to 10:30PM at Farmingdale Lanes, 999 Conklin Street, Farmingdale – (631) 332-6606

Who: Testament “Dark Roots Of Thrash” At The Paramount
Info: Testament stands as one of the originators of the late 80s San Francisco metal sound. Today, it offers event heavier sound with the addition of guitarist James Murphy.
Cost: $25 to $45
Time & Place: 7PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

Who: Carrie, The Musical At Cultural Arts Playhouse
Info: It’s opening night! It’s based on the novel by Stephen King. It tells the story of a teenage girl, Carrie, who’s an outcast at her school. She is bullied by the popular clique at school, but she uses here telekinetic powers to seek revenge.
Cost: $25 At The Door, $20 Advance Purchase
Time & Place: 8PM at Cultural Arts Playhouse, 625 Old Country Road, Plainview – (516) 694-3330

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 16, 2013

Who: Little Women, The Musical At CM Performing Arts Center
Info:  This musical is based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1869 novel. It tells the story of a mother and four sisters in Massachusetts and their story while the family patriarch serves as a Union Army chaplain during the Civil War.
Cost: $22 For Adults, $20 For Seniors, $16 For Students
Time & Place: 8PM at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale – (631) 218-2812

Who: The Spinners And Little Anthony & The Imperials At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Enjoy an evening of R&B/soul music with supporting acts from Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Spinners.
Cost: $49.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre At Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

Who: Eagles Tribute With Desert Highway At Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Info: Desert Highway is a premier Eagles tribute band. Its gained the reputation of providing the truest-sounding Eagles tribute band in the country.
Cost: $25 to $35
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills – (631) 656-2148

SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 17, 2013

Who: Cooking Demo With Chef Nader At Bloomingdale’s At Walt Whitman Mall
Info: Chef Nader is from the popular Huntington restaurant Bravo! Nader! Stop by to learn how to cook like a pro.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Bloomingdale’s At Walt Whitman Mall, 270 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington – (516) 873-2772

Who: The Long Island Tuba Quartet At Connetquot Public Library
Info: Enjoy a session of an exciting range of music with the instruments from the Long Island Tuba Quartet. It offers selections from John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin, Elton John and others.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM to 3:30PM at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia – (631) 567-5079

Who: Harlem Globetrotters At Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Info: For this one day, the Harlem Globetrotters will perform at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Enjoy some of the best moves in basketball from this fun and hilarious performance suitable for all ages!
Cost: $32.55 and up
Time & Place: 1PM, 5PM at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303

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