Weather Alert(2)!
"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County on Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow...strong winds...and blowing and drifting snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches. * Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times this morning into the early afternoon...then gradually taper off late this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Near blizzard conditions are expected...especially out on The Forks and on Fishers Island. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... * locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for this morning and tonight/S high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.1-9.5...........minor.... -- Monday Feb.08 16,09:12 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Local Steals & Deals on Awesome Summer Dining

Food, Wine, & Dining, Local Steals & Deals, Seasonal & Current Events

Looking for savings on dining to go along with your summer fun on Long Island? Here's some savings from Sbarro, KFC, and Outback Steakhouse!

From pizza, chicken to seafood and steak, check out these dining deals as you complete your summer fun on Long Island! They won’t last, so hop on these offers featured in this week’s edition of Local Steals & Deals quickly. Coupon savings featured include Sbarro, KFC and Outback Steakhouse!

  • Sbarro: Pick up a free regular beverage with this coupon when you make a purchase of $5 or more. The coupon cannot be combined with other offers and expires on Aug. 25, 2014. Also, if you’re not already signed up for Sbarro E-Club deals, do so now! You’ll get an email for a free NY Cheese pizza slice just for joining.
     
  • KFC: Wondering what $15.99 can buy you? How about an 8 piece meal that includes 8 pieces of chicken, 2 sides and 4 biscuits! Hurry over with this coupon. It’s only valid through Aug. 19, 2014.
     
  • Outback Steakhouse: Aside from sensational dishes of seafood and steak, also have kids eat free with this coupon. Just purchase an adult dinner entrée for one free Kids Meal. There’s a limit of 2 free Kids Meals per coupon, per visit. The coupon expires on Aug. 19, 2014.

Keep the summer fun on Long Island going, and take along these great dining deals!

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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