Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday. * Locations...Metro New York City and New Jersey and Long Island. * Hazard types...potentially dangerous windchills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...as low as 20 to 25 below due to temperatures of 5 above to 5 degrees below zero...and northwest winds 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. , "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. 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. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior 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 25 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 16,08:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
June 20th
, 2014
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We’re less than a day away from the official start of summer, and if that wasn’t reason enough to celebrate it also means we’re just two weeks away from the Fourth of July! Soon the skies will be full of fireworks, the streets will be full of parades, and backyards will be full of barbecues. Of course, you don’t have to wait for the 4th to have fun, so get your pools ready and your beach blankets out as you dive into summer!
Dix Hills Performing Arts Center Summer Shows!
Enjoy a Season's Worth of Spectacular Shows, Comedy, and Concerts!
The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center is ready to kick off the summer season, starting with a Doo Wop Harmony Night featuring the Belmonts and the Acchords on Saturday, June 21. The fun will continue all summer long with performances from comedians including Robert Klein and Uncle Floyd. There will also be tributes to Janis Joplin, ABBA, the Greatful Dead, The Moody Blues, and more. Don’t miss the Vanilla Fudge Farewell Tour in September!
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Long Island's 2014 4th of July Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Festivals, and Family Fun!
Find all the best ways to enjoy the holiday weekend this year!
This year, Long Islanders will be celebrating with tons of fun; from awe-inspiring firework displays, to festivals & carnivals that are sure to be a fun for the whole family, to picnics, BBQs, and fun at the beach - there are great ways to celebrate July 4th no matter how you’d like to spend the day. From Nassau County all the way out to the East End, there's a multitude of celebrations happening, and plenty of opportunities to get in on the fun. With the 4th falling on a Friday, we’re in for an entire weekend of celebrations!
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Donation Fund Started to Support Daughter, Family of Deceased Medford Mother
Multiple Small Plane Crashes within a Week, Latest Leaves Pilot Dead after Crashing into LI Backyard
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Governor Cuomo Announces Package of Bills to Combat Heroin, Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse
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This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Heckscher Outdoor Festival
Spend your weekend at the outdoor festival at East Islip's Heckscher State Park. Festival will begin at 11 AM both Saturday and Sunday and will feature live animals, pony rides, music, games, arts and crafts and more! $8 vehicle fee to enter.

Cutchogue Lions Car Show
Enjoy a day out at the Cutchogue Lions Car Show on Sunday, June 22nd at Pindar Vineyards from 9 AM-4 PM. Charity car show will be hosted by the Cutchogue Lions Club and is just $5 to enter and free for children under 12.

Hunt for Wild Foods in Bayport
Join "Wildman" Steve Brill on an adventure for wild foods at the Bayport Flower Houses. Hunt will take place on Saturday, June 21st at 11:00 AM. Get hands on during the presentation followed by a book signing. $20 admission, $10 for children under 12. 

Fundraiser Garage Sale to Benefit Wildlife and Habitat!
Head to the garage sale fundraiser to this Saturday, June 21st to view new and nearly new children's items for sale as well as other quality items. Sale will take place on Pulaski Rd. in Huntington Station from 9 AM-2 PM.

East Northport 2014 Annual Golf Classic
Don't miss out on this year's East Northport Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 25th at the Wind Watch Golf & Country Club! Enjoy a day of fun featuring golf and 50/50 raffles. The golf classic will begin at 7:00 AM and will end at 1:00 PM.


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