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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST this evening... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 to 4 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...minor to moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. Minor coastal flooding is possible with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline this evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for this evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM.....9.9-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM......9.4-9.9/1.6-2.1.....Minor.... Glen Cove NY.........900 PM.....9.6-10.1/2.1-2.7.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning now in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Gusts 65 to 70 mph possible over Twin Forks of Long Island. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected tonight. * 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" ...Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 5 to 9 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. -- Monday Jan.23 17,07:48 PM

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Comedy Shows, Festivals and Oldies & Soul Music

Enjoy comedy shows, festivals, music performances, stage performances and more on Long Island!

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Enjoy end-of-the-week entertainment complete with comedy shows and fun festivals! The weekend is also packed with great performances with soul legend Ben E. King,  a school edition performance of Les Miserables and more! Check out the full details below!

FRIDAY – JUNE 6, 2014
Who: Portuguese-American Feast At Wilson Park

Info: Enjoy an evening of fun at this feast complete with rides, games, international food and beer. The event continues to run through Sunday, June 8th.
Cost: Free Event, Pay Per Ride
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM (Friday), 1PM to 11PM (Saturday), 1PM to 10PM (Sunday) at Wilson Park, Union Street, Mineola

Who: Oldies Night With The Marcels At Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater Of Eisenhower Park
Info: Come out and enjoy some oldies music with the Marcels!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater of Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue – Field 6/6A, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who: Bernie Williams And His All-Star Band At Madison Theatre At Molloy College
Info: This concert will benefit the Long Island Bombers and the Rockville Centre Little League Challenger Division. Come out to enjoy a concert with a fusion of jazz and rock music!
Cost: $50 to $75
Time & Place: 8PM at Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre – (516) 323-4444

Who: Freeport Nautical Mile Festival
Info:  Enjoy the festival featuring carnival games, arts and crafts, clothing, jewelry, food and rides!
Cost: Free Event, Pay Per Ride
Time & Place: 10AM to 6PM at South of Atlantic, between Miller and Guy Lombardo avenues, Freeport – (516) 377-2246

Who: Ben E. King Soul Legend At Suffolk Theater
Info: It’s a soulful night of entertainment as soul legend Ben E. King performs! King is a Grammy Lifetime Award winner and the voice of “The Drifters.” Some of his classics include “Under the Boardwalk,” “Up On The Roof” and “Stand By Me.”
Cost: $50
Time & Place: 8PM at Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

SUNDAY – JUNE 8, 2014
Who: All You Can Eat Ice Cream Event At Rocketship Park
Info: Celebrate the kick-off of the capital campaign to renovate Rocketship Park! In addition to free ice cream, there’s balloon making, face painting and other entertainment. In the event of rain, it’ll be held at Port Jefferson Village Center.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM to 3PM on Rocketship Park, Port Jefferson

Who: Les Miserables – School Edition At Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy the classic musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubill based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel!
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 3PM at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main Street, Smithtown – (631) 724-3700

Who: Sunday Night Funnies At The Brokerage
Info: This all star comedy show features favorite acts from Long Island and New York City.
Cost: $14; Two Beverage Minimum
Time & Place: 7PM at The Brokerage, 2797 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 785-8655

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