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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST Tuesday night... * locations...New Haven...Middlesex...New London and southern Fairfield counties in Connecticut. Hudson...eastern Bergen... eastern Essex and eastern Union counties in New Jersey. Southern Westchester...New York (Manhattan)...Bronx...Richmond (staten island)...Kings (Brooklyn)...Suffolk...Queens and Nassau counties in New York. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts... especially across Long Island and Connecticut. * Snowfall rates...2 to 4 inches per hour overnight into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph possible across extreme eastern Long Island. * quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...lower to mid 20s. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times through Tuesday. The heaviest snow and strongest winds will be overnight into Tuesday morning. * conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday allow people already on the Road to safely reach their destinations before the heavy snow begins...and to allow snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads. , "Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 3 am to 7 am EST Tuesday... * locations...the New York coasts of the western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 2 1/2 to 3 ft above the astronomical tide...with a worst case of 3 1/2 ft. * Timing...3 to 7 am late tonight into early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...3 to 5 ft waves and high storm tide may cause beach erosion along the north facing shorelines open to the Long Island Sound. A few exposed Waterfront structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and/or wave action. Vulnerable shore Road closures may be needed. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Most likely western l.I. Sound water levels for late tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ....................................(mllw)................... Kings Point NY......455 am........10.2-10.8.......moderate... Glen Cove NY........445 am........10.6-11.2.......moderate... , "Special Statement" ...Heavy snow will impact Bronx...eastern Putnam...Fairfield...Kings (Brooklyn)...Middlesex...Nassau...New Haven...New London...Queens... Suffolk and Westchester counties... At 943 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking multiple bands of heavy snow working west from Suffolk County and southeastern Connecticut. Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are expected with the snow. Travel is not recommended A Blizzard Warning remains in effect for the area. Ds -- Monday Jan.26 15,10:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Lobster Fest, Barn Dancing, Music Concerts and More

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From food, music to laughs, we have you covered on all the hot spots for the end of the week on Long Island!

Ready for a fun end of the week on Long Island? You’re going to get it because there’s a Lobster Fest event, barn dancing at Hallockville Museum Farm, music concerts with Strawberry Fields, Lady Antebellum and Robert Hunter, comedy performances and much more! Check out all the hot spots on Long Island here!

FRIDAY – JULY 25, 2014
Who: Strawberry Fields Concert At Glen Cove Village Square
Info: Enjoy a Beatles tribute concert with look-alike, sound-alike band Strawberry Fields. They’ll take you on a Magical Mystery Tour through the 1960s beginning with the year 1964.
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Glen Cove Village Square, Glen Street & Bridge Street, Glen Cove – (516) 759-6570

Who: A Night of Magic At Planting Fields Arboretum
Info:  Come out to enjoy a magic show that’ll include the levitation of a guest! Bring your own chair, blanket and picnic dinner.

Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6PM at Planting Fields Arboretum, Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay – (516) 922-9200

Who: Long Island Comedy Festival At Bellmore Playhouse
Info: Enjoy laughs as Paul Anthony serves as host with featured guests Keith Anthony, Rob Falcone, Chris Davis, John Santo and Maria Walsh.
Cost: $35

Time & Place: 8PM at Bellmore Playhouse, 525 Bedford Avenue, Bellmore – (516) 783-7200

SATURDAY – JULY 26, 2014
Who: 23rd Annual Lobster Fest At Founders Landing Wharf House
Info: This event is presented by the Rotary Clubs of Greenport and Southold. While enjoying a delicious lobster or steak dinner complete with local corn and watermelon, live music will also play. Kids are also welcome with kids meals available.
Cost: Adults $40 (Advance Purchase), $45; Kids $7 For Choice Of Hamburger Or Hot Dog
Time & Place: 5PM to 8PM at Founders Landing Wharf House, Terry Lane At Hobart Road, Southhold – (631) 276-1993

Who: 12th Annual Hallockville Barn Dance At Hallockville Museum Farm
Info: The historic Naugles Barn will be filled with live music from the Dance All Night Band and caller Chart Guthrie will call the steps and teach the dances as you go along. Make it a fun event for the whole family! No experience needed.
Cost: $20 (Advance Purchase), $25 For Adults; $5 For Children 5-12; Free For Children 4 And Under

Time & Place: 6:30PM at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead – (631) 298-5292

Who: Joan Rivers For The Paramount Comedy Series
Info:  Joan Rivers has more than four decades in the entertainment industry and beyond. Enjoy a night of hilarious comedy with her!
Cost: $40 to $110
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

SUNDAY – JULY 27, 2014
Who: Lady Antebellum At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Lady Antebellum has taken country music by storm with their debut album, including hit singles like ‘Love Don’t Live Here,’ ‘Lookin’ For A Good Time’ and ‘I Run To You.’ Come out to enjoy their live performance at Jones Beach!
Cost: $31 to $56.75
Time & Place: 7PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

Who: Robert Hunter – Songwriter for Grateful Dead & More At The Suffolk Theater
Info: Robert Hunter has helped shape a generation with his poetic lyrics. Come watch him live as he performs some of his biggest hits!
Cost: $45
Time & Place: 8PM at The Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-4343

Who: Cats At BayWay Arts Center
Info: Enjoy colored and varied stories about felines making their home in an old abandoned junkyard. The performance is based off of the groundbreaking musical that won seven Tony Awards.
Cost: $14 to $22
Time & Place: 2:30PM at BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main Street, East Islip – (631) 43581-2700

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the 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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