Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...this morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. 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. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * 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. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * 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. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,05:00 AM 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 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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