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"Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Warning for this evening is cancelled... ...Localized minor coastal flooding Tuesday morning... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides Tuesday morning. * Timing...coastal flood threat has ended for this evening. Localized minor coastal flooding expected with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. , "Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...High Wind Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled. * Winds...northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected until late tonight. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. , "Gale Warning" ...Gale Warning in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...Storm Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Gale Warning... which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The Storm Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Gale Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to 47 kt are expected or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,12:00 AM

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.