Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and most of northeast New Jersey. * Hazard types...potentially dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...18 below to 23 below due to temperatures as low as 1 below...and winds northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves. Maloit , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 356 PM EST Fri Feb 12 2016 ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016 ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016 ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Friday Feb.12 16,07:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Outdoor Fun, Music and Comedy

Music, Movies & Entertainment, Nature & Weather, Arts & Culture, Hot Spots & Night Life, Seasonal & Current Events

Get ready for end-of-the-week entertainment on Long Island! Choose from outdoor fun events, music performances to comedy shows.

With summer here, head outdoors for fun! There’s a sandcastle contest to enjoy, a nature walk, discovering in the water and outdoor performances. Other performances to check out include comedy shows and a Golden Oldies showcase of performers. Check out the schedule of events and details here!

FRIDAY – JUNE 27, 2014
Who: Sandcastle Contest At Hither Hills State Park

Info: What’s summer without sandcastles! Come down to view sandcastle creations or bring your own shovel and bucket to start building your own. Contests will be held every Thursday through the summer.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9:30AM to 10:30AM at Hither Hills State Park, 164 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk – (631) 668-3781

Who: The Paramount Comedy Series Presents Steven Wright
Info: Come out to be entertained by Academy Award winner and comedian Steven Wright. Wright is a regular guest with David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and others.
Cost: $40 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

Who: Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival At Heckscher Park
Info: Come out to enjoy the start of the Huntington Summer Arts Festival! For 6 nights a week, all summer long, there are performances to enjoy. This Friday, come see Garland Jeffreys, the roosty rocker and urban poet from New York City. The event is held by the Huntington Arts Council.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8:30PM at Chapin Rainbow Stage at Heckscher Park, Prime Avenue and Main Street, Huntington – (631) 271-8423

SATURDAY – JUNE 28, 2014
Who:
Nature Walk And Talk At Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Info:  Take a walk through the natural preserve with naturalist Jan Christopher Porinchak. Enjoy an in depth walk through many landscapes of the park and hear tips to identifying various plants and animals that may be encountered. Reserve your place by calling. This walk is not recommended for children under 10 years old.
Cost: Free Events
Time & Place: 1:30PM to 3:30PM at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Route 25 (Jericho Turnpike), Smithtown – (631) 979-8483

Who: Annual Benefit Art Show At Fire Island Lighthouse
Info: Come out to see is display of nautical artwork by local artists in the Lighthouse. All artwork is for sale and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lighthouse by the artist. The opening reception will also include entertainment by Karen George on Bass & Vocal and Joe D’Ambrosi on the Keyboard.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM to 9PM for opening reception at Fire Island Lighthouse, 4640 Captree Island, Captree Island – (631) 661-4876

Who: Mickey B’s Golden Oldies – Summer Spectacular At Patchogue Theatre For the Performing Arts
Info: The event features Golden Oldies performers, including Charlie Tomas’ Drifters – “Under the Boardwalk,” The Legendary Teenagers – “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” Shirley Alston Reeves, Original lead Singer of The Shirelles – “Will You Still Love me Tomorrow,” The Knockouts – “Darling Lorraine,” Cleveland Still’s Dubs – “Chapel of Dreams,” The Limelites – “Daddy’s Home,” Manhattan Skyline, Somewhere in Time and Still in Style.
Cost: $42 to$75

Time & Place: 7PM at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1313

SUNDAY – JUNE 29, 2014
Who: Exploring Life In the River At Nissequogue River State Park
Info: Discover the shallow waters of the Nissequogue River and the animals that live in it through a seine net. Please reserve your spot and bring a towel, sunscreen and shoes appropriate for water and mud.
Cost: $4 For Adults, $3 For Children Ages 3-17, Free for Children Under 3
Time & Place: 1:30PM to 3PM at Nissequogue River State Park, 799 St. Johnland Road, Kings Park – (631) 581-1072

Who: OneRepublic Native Summer Tour With The Script At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Come enjoy a live performance with OneRepublic, The Script, and American Authors!
Cost: $20 to $149.50
Time & Place: 6:30PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (800) 745-3000

Who: Bill Maher At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Comedian Bill Maher, former host of the award-winning show “Politically Incorrect,” presents an evening of conversation with his controversial and entertaining wit and humor.
Cost: $49.50 to $79.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Bruch Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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