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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,02:12 PM

Relish This July and Celebrate National Hot Dog Month

It seem appropriate for July to be National Hot Dog Month, but you do not have to just enjoy hot dogs on the 4th of the July. Check out all the different hot dog places ...

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Joey Chestnut broke another world record by eating 61 hot dogs at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island. Additionally to this annual contest, July marks National Hot Dog Month. With BBQs and the 4th of July, this month seems the most appropriate to celebrate hot dogs.

Hot dogs, frankfurters, wieners, or whatever you choose to call them can be enjoyed in many ways. Traditional hot dogs can be enjoyed with ketchup, mustard, and/or relish. Some people enjoy corn dogs, which are hot dogs on a stick surrounded by cornbread. Pigs in a blanket are an enjoyable hor d'oeuvre of a mini hot dog wrapped in dough. Maybe you like your hot dogs chopped up and cooked with beans for franks and beans! There is no wrong way to enjoy a hot dog!

Even with many ways to enjoy hot dogs, everyone makes them differently. So, check out all the different hot dog places to visit on the island!

How do you like your hot dogs? Tell us in the comments below!