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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior 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 25 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. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior 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 25 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 16,12:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

Tons of Fun - Rain or Shine in LongIsland.com's July 25, 2014 Newsletter

Have Tons of Fun - Rain or Shine with LongIsland.com's Weekend Guide.

 
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 LongIsland.com Weekly Newsletter July 25th, 2014 

This Week on Long Island
It looks like July’s relative mild streak is set to extend through the weekend, with temperatures forecast not to break the mid-80s. While today should be fairly clear we’re liable to see some cloud coverage tomorrow and Sunday comes with a chance of rain. It may not be the most ideal beach weather, but there are still plenty of ways to have great fun outside or even if you’re indoors. Read on for some great ways to spend the weekend!
Business Spotlights
Carlos Mencia Live at Bay Street Theater!
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that its continuing Comedy Club program will feature Carlos Mencia on August 4th at 8:00 PM! Born in Honduras and raised in Los Angeles, this stand-up comedian rose to stardom with his 2005 series Mind of Mencia which aired on Comedy Central. For more information, please visit their website.
NYZ Apocalypse!
NYZ brings the zombie apocalypse to Long Island in a new interactive action-theater production, with experiences every weekend! Reservations are recommended, but walk-on volunteers to fight the infection are welcome during all show times! NYZ Apocalypse is located just across the street from the Tanger Outlets in Deer Park. Reservations are available now. For more information, please visit their website or call 631-392-4700.
Mesita Coastal Cantina!
Mesita Coastal Cantina is an open-air restaurant full of life and music. In addition to the live Latin and Reggae performances that are sure to get you on the dance floor, you’ll find a delicious selection of expertly crafted Mexican dishes cooked to culinary perfection! 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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No matter what you love to do, you're sure to find some great entertainment here on Long Island! Whether a laid back day at the beach is your speed, or you're looking for some heart pounding fun, we've got the scoop on all the best local things to do!

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Robert Kandell Insurance & Financial Services, LLC
Bob Kandell is an independent insurance broker and insurance consultant with over 29 years of experience helping sole proprietors and small businesses find the right plan to suit their needs and budget. He serves Nassau & Suffolk Counties, as well as the five boroughs, and offers a variety of plans, including plans with dental and long term care options. All insurance products including Health, Life, Disability, Dental, Automotive, Home, and Flood can be arranged. Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Senior Prescription Drug Plans are now being offered. For more information, please click here or call 631-653-3911.
 
 
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