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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon EST Wednesday... * locations...New York City...adjacent portions of northeast New Jersey...and Long Island. * Hazard types...snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Snow amounts will depend on where banding sets up. Some areas may get as low as an inch of snow. Some areas...especially across Long Island...could get snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...as low as one half mile at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening to 2 am EST Wednesday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 11 am to 3 PM EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 11 am to 3 PM EST Wednesday. * Locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight and Wednesday morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and Wednesday mornings high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. 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 tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1146 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Stamford CT.........1204 am........9.3-9.8...........minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1201 am........8.5-9.0...........minor.... New Haven CT........1157 PM........8.1-8.6...........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1200 am........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1205 am........8.6-9.1...........none..... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Wednesday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1206 PM........9.6-10.1.........None..... Stamford CT.........1225 PM........9.3-9.8..........minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1222 PM........8.5-9.0..........minor.... New Haven CT........1219 PM........8.1-8.6..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1218 PM........9.8-10.2.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1224 PM........9.7-10.2.........Minor.... -- Tuesday Feb.09 16,05:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Red, White, & BOOM! 2014 Fourth of July Fireworks

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Independence Day is coming soon and one of the biggest staples of celebration is fireworks. There are many fireworks displays on Long Island, so be ...

The 4th of July denotes the day of declaration of independence against the British who treated American colonist unfairly. 1776 may have been a very long time ago, but it is an important holiday of celebration.

There are many ways that the 4th of July is celebrated. Mostly, people enjoy having barbecues with their families. To end the nights of bbqing, many people like to go to view fireworks. Luckily, there are many firework events on the island where you can enjoy the fireworks.

Be aware: setting off your own fireworks is illegal in New York State and, if you are caught in possession of or setting them off, you will be fined. It is not only the fine one should worry about, but also the danger of fire, burns, and fatalities. Be a spectator this 4th of July and leave the fireworks to the professionals. 

Due to potentially inclimate weather, some of the firework displays & special events may be cancelled or delayed.

LongIsland.com will be updating the 4th of July Guide throughout the holiday,should events be cancelled or delayed, but we urge you to call ahead before attending any of these events, should there be last minute schedule changes.

 

Check out one of the many amazing fireworks displays this 4th of July:

Where will you be watching the firework displays this year? Tell us in the comments below!

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