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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from midnight EDT tonight through Monday morning... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey, eastern Bergen, eastern Essex, eastern Passaic, eastern Union, Hudson, western Bergen, western Essex, western Passaic, and western Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (brooklyn), New York (manhattan), northern Nassau, northern Queens, northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Richmond (staten island), Rockland, southern Nassau, southern Queens, southern Westchester, and southwestern Suffolk. * From midnight EDT tonight through Monday morning * an area of low pressure will develop along a frontal boundary to our south and pass just south and east of Long Island. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible and may lead to flash flooding the New York City Metro and surrounding areas. Flash flooding will also be possible for portions of the lower Hudson Valley. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Sunday Jul.23 17,10:24 PM

Local Steals & Deals for Back-to-School Savings

Soon before you know it another school year is about to begin. Now's the time to stock up on school supplies with these great local steals & deals!

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August is here and soon another school year begins for students! As bittersweet as this moment may be – the feeling that the end of summer will soon near – there’s plenty to be happy about when you see all the savings in store for back-to-school supplies. From notebooks, crayons, markers to glue, find out where you can find the most savings in this week’s edition of Local Steals & Deals!

  • Target: In some cases, it pays to do all your back-to-school supplies shopping in one place. Starting this week through Aug. 9th, you can earn a $5 Target Gift Card when you make a $25 School Supplies purchase. Look in the 8/3 Target Weekly Ad for the coupon or you can text SCHOOL to 827438 for a mobile coupon. If you plan to purchase Crayola products, you can save even more with this coupon for $3 off a $15 purchase of Crayola products.
  • Kmart: When school supplies only run $0.25, it’s time to stock up big time! This week, you can pick up Elmers Glue (4oz) and Crayola Crayons (24ct) for only $0.25 each when you have an additional purchase of $5 or more. There’s a limit of 5 so each additional will cost $0.50 each – still an awesome deal!
  • Staples: Shopping for a new laptop, desktop and all-in-one PCs? Here’s your chance to take an extra $100 off the regular price (must be $549 and above). Pick up your coupon online under the Weekly Ad section for ‘Get coupons.’ The coupon is valid through Aug. 9, 2014. If you are ordering online or by phone, use code 95676. You can also pick up a good deal on select paper shredders this week with a $20 off coupon available online or with code 53603 for online or phone orders.

Happy Back-to-School shopping, and we’ll be sure to keep you posted on other great savings throughout the month!

Come back each week for updates on new sales, deals as well as coupon offers available on Long Island that will help keep more money in your wallet.

Also, if you know of any great deals on Long Island you want to share, please let us know.