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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,08:12 AM

International Bacon Day is August 30th

The Saturday before Labor Day marks International Bacon Day, a day where everyone all over the world celebrates and consumes bacon. So, be sure to celebrate bacon this International Bacon Day.

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It seems that bacon is very popular with people internationally. Bacon is no longer a dish, but an art form. Bacon has been transposed into many different dishes. Some of the dishes are enjoyable, but some go over the top.

Some people just enjoy bacon with their eggs, but some enjoy the bacon in a cobb salad. Some adventurous people enjoy bacon in their ice cream, and some simple people enjoy bacon wrapped around a scallop. There are so many ways people have enjoyed bacon. Some people love the aroma and have bacon scented candles!

In anyway you enjoy your bacon, be sure to check out all these great restaurants with yummy and unique twists on bacon.

  • North Fork Bacon & Smokehouse - Wading River
    At this smokehouse, you can enjoy spiced candy bacon, bacon cheddar cornbread, or simply a grilled cheese with bacon.
  • Sage General Store - Long Island City
    This restaurant offers many great bacon options including a simple BLT, or a more adventurous cheddar biscuits with bacon marmalade, Tarte Flambe (which includes bacon), or brussels sprouts braised with bacon balsamic. 
  • Long Island Ale House - Medford
    Enjoy bacon in their appetizer sampler, in their ale house rolls, on their cheese fries, and on their burger.
  • The Good Life - Massapequa Park
    Enjoy this English pub's bacon inspired dishes ranging from Winston Hash, Mashed Potato Wontons, or on their burgers.

Have any other place that make a great bacon dish? Tell us in the comments below!

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