Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday. * Locations...Metro New York City and New Jersey and Long Island. * Hazard types...potentially dangerous windchills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...as low as 20 to 25 below due to temperatures of 5 above to 5 degrees below zero...and northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. 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. 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. 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 16,04:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Oldies Spectacular Show, Tribute Concerts & Festivals

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Find plenty of music entertainment on Long Island this Friday and the weekend! There are also activities to enjoy like paddle boating and potato contests!

If you’ve been out and about on Long Island this summer, you know there are plenty of music concerts and shows to enjoy on Friday’s and the weekend. This particular weekend, get out there to enjoy the Long Island Philharmonic, Richie Cannata, a tribute band for The Four Seasons, a concert paying tribute to Neil Diamond and others touching on blues and oldies music. There are also other events to enjoy, including the Long Island Potato Festival, a rock and roll car show and a paddle boat tour along the Peconic River. Check out all the hot spots on Long Island here!

FRIDAY – AUGUST 8, 2014
Who: Long Island Philharmonic At Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
Info: Enjoy quality music as the Long Island Philharmonic performs at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who: Richie Cannata Concert At Glen Cove Village Square
Info:  Richie Cannata is performing in the Downtown Sounds open air concert presented by the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of Glen Cove.

Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Glen Cove Village Square, Glen Street and School Street, Glen Cove – (516) 759-6570

Who: The Four Seasons Tribute Band - The Jersey Four At Theatre Three
Info: Enjoy a journey from the very beginning of The Four Seasons’ number one hit to present day through a tribute band concert!
Cost: $40

Time & Place: 8PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

SATURDAY – AUGUST 9, 2014
Who: Long Island Blues Festival At Cow Meadow Park And Preserve
Info: This blues music festival is hosted by the Long Island Blues Relief Fund. The fundraiser event goes to benefit Long Islanders that are still in disarray from Hurricane Sandy. The lineup of performances include The King Cobras, Two Finger Jake, Breakaway, Guitar Pete, Tony O with Little Mike & Sheba, Pamela Betti Band, Vince Johnson & the Plantation All Stars and Popa Chubby.
Cost: $35
Time & Place: 1PM to 10PM at Cow Meadow Park and Preserve, South Main Street (Southern Most End), Freeport – (631) 393-6878

Who: 12th Annual Oldies Spectacular At Southampton High School
Info:  This oldies spectacular is presented by The Southampton Lions Club and 92.' FM. The master of ceremonies is Cool Bobby B – Host of WLNG’s “The Doowop Stop” oldies show.
Donation: $50

Time & Place: 7PM at Southampton High School, Auditorium, 141 Narrow Lane, Southampton – (631) 587-3565

Who: Super Diamond Neil Diamond Tribute Concert At Harry Chapink Lakeside Theatre
Info: Are you a fan of Neil Diamond? Then you don’t want to miss this tribute concert with Super Diamond!
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

SUNDAY – AUGUST 10, 2014
Who: Rock And Roll Car Show At Smithtown Historical Society
Info: This judged show hosted by the Fabulous 50s and 60s Nostalgia Car features 13 classes. Come by as a spectator or enter your car in the show.
Cost: $5 For Spectators; $15 For Advanced Car Entry; $20 For Car Entry Day Of Show
Time & Place: 9AM to 4PM at Smithtown Historical Society, 239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown – (631) 654-0904

Who: Long Island Potato Festival At Peconic Bay Winery
Info: Celebrate Long Island’s long standing heritage of potatoe growers, farms, products and more. The festival includes contests, such as the Potato Recipe Contest and a Potato Peeling Contest as well as activities like hot potato, potato sack races, potato cornhole and potato and spoon races.
Cost: $20; Free For Children 12 and Under
Time & Place: 11AM to 5PM at Peconic Bay Winery, 31320 Main Road, Cutchogue – (631) 940-7290

Who: Moonlight Paddle Tour At Tresure Cove Resort Marina
Info: This is an experience of a lifetime to watch the sun set and the moon rise as you paddle along the Peconic River.

Cost: $45 Per Person
Time & Place: 8PM to 9PM at Treasure Cove Resort Marina, 469 East Main Street, Riverhead – (631) 727-8386

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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