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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Tuesday night... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Blizzard Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Tuesday night. The blizzard watch is no longer in effect. * Locations...New York City and surrounding immediate suburbs...Long Island...and most of southern Connecticut. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 20 to 30 inches...with locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour expected late Monday night into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph...strongest across eastern Long Island. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...in the lower 20s. * Timing...light snow will begin Monday morning...with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible by the evening rush. Snow will pick up in intensity Monday evening...with the heaviest snow and strongest winds from about midnight Monday night into Tuesday afternoon. * Impacts...life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Secondary and tertiary roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday afternoon...to allow people already on the Road to safely reach their destinations before the heavy snow begins...and to allow snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads. , "Coastal Flood Watch" ...Coastal Flood Watch in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a coastal Flood Watch...which is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 3 to 4 ft of surge above astronomical tide. A low probability of 4 to 4 1/2 ft surge above astronomical tide. * Timing...during the times of high tide between 3 am and 6 am late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...2 to 4 ft waves and high storm tide will cause beach erosion along north facing shorelines open to Long Island Sound. A few exposed water front structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...potential for flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to height of storm tide and/or wave action. Several shore Road closures may be needed. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be alert for later statements or warnings...and take action to protect property. -- Sunday Jan.25 15,05:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Savings on Back-to-School Physicals, Dining at Applebee’s and Baby Travel Gear

Food, Wine, & Dining, Family & Parenting, School & Education, Local Steals & Deals

Don't miss out on savings to youth physical checkups at Walgreens as well as gift card dining deals at Applebee's and a rebate offer on ...

Topping off on last week’s highlights of back-to-school savings, don’t miss this week’s Local Steals & Deals featuring savings at Walgreens on school physicals. There’s also gift card savings at Applebee’s and a $25 rebate offer on baby travel gear from Graco to check out below!

  • Walgreens: With school back in session soon the kids are going to need to complete a physical examination. Get it taken care of now and you can save $10 off an already discounted price of $49. Bring this coupon to a participating Healthcare Clinic before Sept. 7th to save.
     
  • Applebee’s: Whether you like dining here for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, save by purchasing a gift card online now. Get a free $10 digital bonus card when you buy $50 in gift cards online. This is a limited-time offer.
     
  • Graco: Know of parents shopping for baby travel gear like a car seat or travel system? Let them in on this mail-in rebate offer. They can save $25 on a Graco car seat and/or Graco travel system over $99 when it’s purchased between Aug. 1, 2014 and Oct. 31, 2014. There is a limit of three rebates per name, address or household. The rebate is only available with purchases made at participating retailers, including Amazon, Babies R Us, Walmart, Target, Buy Buy Baby, Baby Depot, Meijer, Kroger and Fred Meyer.

We have you covered this week for savings on school physical examinations, dining and baby gear shopping.

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.

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