Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...strong winds and dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. 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. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * 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. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * 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. -- Saturday Feb.13 16,08:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

Sports, Music, Food, and More - LongIsland.com's Weekend Guide for August 14, 2014

August Fun All Around Long Island

 
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 LongIsland.com Weekly Newsletter August 15th, 2014 

This Week on Long Island
Record breaking rainfall made a mess this week, flooding many parts of the Island including homes and roadways. Islip received over 13 inches of rain in a single day, and surrounding areas were little more fortunate. The sky is mostly clear today, however, and we should be in for plenty of sunshine Saturday too, though Sunday comes with a chance of showers. Read on to find great fun around Long Island whether it’s wet or dry outside!
Business Spotlights
Star Career Academy!
What’s your passion? Do you love to cook? Want to become a medical professional? Interested in taking your cosmetology skills to the next level? Then come to Star Career Academy’s conveniently located Syosset campus and turn your passion into a career! For more information, please visit their website.
Suffolk County Hockey League!
Join the Suffolk County Hockey League for the 2014 Fall Season! If you’re looking to play then join as a player or grab your friends and enter as a team. SCHL caters to all skill levels and provides the best possible ice hockey experience in Suffolk County! For more information, please visit their website.
 
Peter's Clam Bar offers delicious food, waterside dining and now they have brought in different bands each week for you to enjoy while dining outdoors. Jeff Philips & Tru Blu will be performing from 6:30 to 10:00 PM on Friday, August 22. Enjoy great tunes while you chow down on scrumptious seafood! For more information, please visit their event.

 
Local Fun   Event Calendar
Looking for the best local events & happenings on Long Island? Then you're in luck! Below, you'll find our event picks for this weekend, as well as our Seasonal Guides, which are packed with a Summer's worth of fun!

Weekend Events
 
Local Attractions   Places To Go
No matter what you love to do, you're sure to find some great entertainment here on Long Island! Whether a laid back day at the beach is your speed, or you're looking for some heart pounding fun, we've got the scoop on all the best local things to do!

Fun Summer Activities

 Business Spotlights
Bob Kandell is an independent insurance broker and insurance consultant with over 29 years of experience helping sole proprietors and small businesses find the right plan to suit their needs and budget. He serves Nassau & Suffolk Counties, as well as the five boroughs, and offers a variety of plans, including plans with dental and long term care options. All insurance products including Health, Life, Disability, Dental, Automotive, Home, and Flood can be arranged. Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Senior Prescription Drug Plans are now being offered. For more information, please click here or call 631-653-3911.
 
 
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