Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and most of northeastern New Jersey...most of coastal Connecticut...western Bergen and southern Westchester counties. * Hazard types...dangerous to potentially life threatening wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...18 below to 24 below due to temperatures as low as 4 below...and winds northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be extremely dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure will 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. 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. 356 PM 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. 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. 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. -- Friday Feb.12 16,11:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

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 LongIsland.com Weekly Newsletter July 18th, 2014 

This Week on Long Island
After a grey week full of rain and thunderstorms, the skies have finally begun to clear and a sunny summer day is once more upon us. Though tomorrow may be a little cloudy current forecasts call for a chance of rain on Sunday, we could still have a couple good days for heading to the beach, going out to a fair, or getting active at the local park or basketball court! Of course, whether it’s clear or raining there are always plenty of ways to have fun indoors on Long Island.
 
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My Life is a Musical at Bay Street Theater!
The World Premiere of My Life is a Musical comes to Bay Street Theater from 7/29-8/31. A “Pay What You Can” performance is Tuesday, 7/29 at 7 pm; tickets are limited and will be available at the Box Office at 2 pm on 7/29. Every Sunday High School and College students can receive 1 free admission for the 2pm performance. Tickets can be bought online or by calling 631-725-9500. For more information, please visit their website.
12th Annual Hicksville Summer Street Fair!
Come on out to the 12th Annual Hicksville Street Fair on July 20! There will be all sorts of rides, entertainment, music, performances, food, vendors, face painting, and more! The fair will be held at Kennedy Park between Route 107 and Jerusalem Avenue. For more information, please visit their website.
Island Garden Basketball!
Island Garden Summer Basketball Camps continue with the San Antonio Spurs Finals Champion Danny Green. His camp is at Island Garden in West Hempstead July 28 - August 1 from 3pm to 6pm for grades 3-12, boys and girls. Register for this and 9 other summer basketball camps online. Island Garden- Long Island's Premier Basketball Camp Facility! For more information, please visit their website.

 
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Looking for the best local events & happenings on Long Island? Then you're in luck! Below, you'll find our event picks for this weekend, as well as our Seasonal Guides, which are packed with a Summer's worth of fun!

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Paul M. Strockis, MBA
Paul is a full service, independent broker who has been in the insurance business for over 20 years. His motto is "Treat your clients the way you want to be treated." Working with both small and large groups he endeavors to bring the best cost savings and benefit options to the table. He has contacts and relations with major insurers, smaller insurance companies as well as associations and related benefits and investments. All insurance products including Health, Life, Disability, Car, Home, flood and Dental can be arranged. For more information please contact Paul at pmstrock@optonline.net or call 631-423-7892.
 
 
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