Weather Alert(2)!
"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST Tuesday night... * locations...New Haven...Middlesex...New London and southern Fairfield counties in Connecticut. Hudson...eastern Bergen... eastern Essex and eastern Union counties in New Jersey. Southern Westchester...New York (Manhattan)...Bronx...Richmond (staten island)...Kings (Brooklyn)...Suffolk...Queens and Nassau counties in New York. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts... especially across Long Island and Connecticut. * Snowfall rates...2 to 4 inches per hour overnight into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph possible across extreme eastern Long Island. * quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...lower to mid 20s. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times through Tuesday. The heaviest snow and strongest winds will be overnight into Tuesday morning. * conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday allow people already on the Road to safely reach their destinations before the heavy snow begins...and to allow snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads. , "Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 3 am to 7 am EST Tuesday... * locations...the New York coasts of the western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 2 1/2 to 3 ft above the astronomical tide...with a worst case of 3 1/2 ft. * Timing...3 to 7 am late tonight into early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...3 to 5 ft waves and high storm tide may cause beach erosion along the north facing shorelines open to the Long Island Sound. A few exposed Waterfront structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and/or wave action. Vulnerable shore Road closures may be needed. 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. ...Most likely western l.I. Sound water levels for late tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ....................................(mllw)................... Kings Point NY......455 am........10.2-10.8.......moderate... Glen Cove NY........445 am........10.6-11.2.......moderate... -- Tuesday Jan.27 15,01:12 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


Movie Roundup: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Tops Weekend Box Office as ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Comes Out Short

Music, Movies & Entertainment, Hot Spots & Night Life, Seasonal & Current Events

Topping the weekend box office was 'The Fault in Our Stars,' 'Maleficent' and 'Edge of Tomorrow.'

‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ an adaptation from John Green’s best-selling book with the same title took over the weekend box office. It brought in $48.2 million.

The $12 million romance/drama flick tells the story of two teenagers in love while battling cancer.

The campaign for the story of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ was heavily driven using social media, which ended up costing less than $30 million for marketing. This makes a very nice starting profit for the film on its first weekend out.

On the other hand, ‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ which cost $178 million to make fell short on numbers for its debut. Even with a marketing campaign that went all out, it only managed to pull in $29.1 million at the weekend box office -- putting it in third place.

‘Maleficent’ with Angelina Jolie came in second place at the weekend box office with $33.5 million on its second weekend out.

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, head to the movie theaters to enjoy other great movies releasing!

New Movie Releases This Week: June 13, 2014

For those looking for a crime action-comedy flick:

  • 22 Jump Street (R)
    Cast: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman
    After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

For those looking for an animation action-adventure-comedy film:

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
    Cast: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson
    When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and they mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Come back each week for the latest information on new movie releases and upcoming releases at the theaters! To check out all movie flicks playing at Long Island theaters, visit’s Movie Times!

Photo by Mingle Media TV,via Wikimedia Commons.

comments powered by Disqus

Join Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for a free weekly newsletter covering things to do, hottest local headlines, and everything Long Island! Read more here or enter your email to signup.

     Newsletter Archive
Advertise With Us
Open Feedback Dialog