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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

August 9th is Book Lover's Day: Long Island Events for Book Lovers

August 9th is a day for people to take a break and enjoy a book. In addition to enjoy a book, there are many book related events going on on the island not only the ...

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August 9th is a day of book lovers. Book Lover's Day is a day for, not only the book lover, everyone to stop and pick up a book to read. You can read anywhere! At the beach, in a park, at home, or even on your patio. Books offer another world where we can enter or give us information about people and places.

Reading books has advance further than most people can imagine. From physical books, to e-readers, to our smartphone, books are more accessible than every before. Even libraries have adapted with allowing renting on your electronic devices.

Where better to read a book than a library. Libraries not only offer books to read, but also sponsor events. These events range from arts and crafts to book readings, Book Lover's Day can be achieved at your local library.

Check out all the book related events going on at your local libraries!

What event or book will you be enjoying for this Book Lover's Day? Tell us in the comments below!