"High Wind Warning"
...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
...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watch is no longer in effect.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.
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.
"Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning"
...Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST this
...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
* winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 55
kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet.
* Visibility...1 nm or less through early this morning.
A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to
63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside.
Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and
dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or
taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside.
A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.
-- Sunday Jan.22 17,05:12 AM
Daily Top 10: 10 Special Earth Day Celebrations & Events
Top Ten on Long Island
Published: April 16 2012
The world first saw Earth Day on April 22, 1970 in San Francisco and it was only one year later that the United Nations declared Earth Day to be an international holiday.
The world first saw on April 22, 1970 in San Francisco and it was only one year later that the United Nations declared Earth Day to be an international holiday. Earth Day is held each year on April 22 and in 2009, April 22 was designated by the UN as International Mother Earth Day. Its purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth and its natural environments and to promote the preservation of our planet. Numerous organizations and communities of Long Island are celebrating Earth Day with special events to do their part of brining awareness to the Earth Day along with conservation of Earth and our natural resources Earth’s wildlife and their natural habitats.
1. Earthstock: A Celebration of Earth Day 2012
April 16 – April 20
Stony Brook University
100 Nichols Road, Stony Brook - (631) 632-6748
2. 2012 Long Island Earth Summit
April 17, 11:30am-5pm
Brookhaven National Lab, Berkner Hall
2 Center Street, Princeton Avenue, Upton – (631) 344-8000
3. Town of Islip 22nd Annual Earth Day Celebration
April 21, 11am-4pm (Rain Date: April 22)
Sayville – (631) 224-5650
4. 2012 3rd Annual Eco-Carnival
April 21, 10am-4pm
Seatuck Environmental Association
500 South Bay Avenue, Islip – (631) 581-6908
5. Earth Day Celebration
April 22, 11am-4pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
3 Old Country Road, Quogue – (631) 653-4771
6. Friends of Connetquot Library Earth Day Family Walk
April 22, 11am-12:30pm
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Bohemia - (631) 667-6710
7. East Islip Historical Society Celebrates Earth Day at Heckscher State Park
April 28 & 29, 10am-4pm
Heckscher State Park
Heckscher Parkway, East Islip – (631) 581-1023
8. Arbor Day Festival
April 28 & 29, 10am-5pm (Rain or shine)
Planting Fields Arboretum
Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay – (516) 922-9200
9. Tree Party in Celebration of Arbor Day
April 29, 11am-3pm (Rain or Shine)
Bates House (in Frank Melville Memorial Park)
1 Bates Road, Setauket