Weather Alert(2)!
"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday. * Locations...New York City...adjacent portions of northeast New Jersey...and Long Island. * Hazard types...snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...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 now in effect from 11 PM this evening to 2 am EST Wednesday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory will expire at 1 PM EST this afternoon... * locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides this morning. 1 to 1 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight. * Timing...water levels have peaked this afternoon...and will begin to decrease. Additional minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and possible for 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........7.8-8.3...........none..... Glen Cove NY........1200 am........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1205 am........8.6-9.1...........none..... -- Tuesday Feb.09 16,12:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Upcoming Long Island Film Festivals

Music, Movies & Entertainment, Top Ten on Long Island

Long Island moviegoers are in luck with these upcoming film festivals in the area.

Forget Sundance! There are tons of film festivals right here on Long Island that are sure to please local cinephiles. Millions of moviegoers attend festivals throughout the world, but with all of the festivals right here on Long Island, there’s no need to travel too far.
 
Many of these festivals were made by Long Islanders and filmed right here in the area. You may see a familiar face in some movies, and you will almost certainly see some well-known Long Island landmarks.
 
Film festivals don’t just showcase feature-length films. You can also see documentaries, short films and animated films. These festivals allow new and independent filmmakers to show their films to the public.
 
Many filmmakers from around the world submit their movies to these festivals, and don’t be surprised if you see a few celebrities at these events.
 
Be sure to check out the websites for these festivals. Almost all of the festivals charge admission, and with the number of people attending these shows, you may need to purchase tickets in advance.

 

July 12 - July 17
 
July 13 - July 20
 
July 17 - July 26
 
August 1
 
August 16
 
July 24, July 27 and August 21
 
November 3 - November 9
 

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