Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey... * hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...from 18 to 23 degrees below zero due to temperatures around zero...and northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Cold 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. * Wind impacts...scattered tree limbs and branches downed. Isolated power outages. 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 Jmc , "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 16,12:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

Free Concerts, Tasty Contests, and More - LongIsland.com's Weekend Guide for August 22, 2014

Fun things to do on Long Island for the weekend of August 22nd.

 
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 LongIsland.com Weekly Newsletter August 22nd, 2014 

This Week on Long Island
Storm clouds loomed over the Island yesterday before dropping an overnight shower, and there’s still a slight chance of rain threatening to come down today. Fortunately the weekend forecast is looking much nicer, with clouds expected to linger Saturday before clearing up at night and making way for a sunny Sunday. The skies should remain dry as well, providing a good opportunity for outdoor activities, including some special events happening around Long Island this weekend! Read on for fun places to go and ways to spend your day on LI!
Business Spotlights
NYZ Apocalypse!
NYZ brings the zombie apocalypse to Long Island in a new interactive action-theater production, with experiences every weekend! Reservations are recommended, but walk-on volunteers to fight the infection are welcome during all show times! NYZ Apocalypse is located just across the street from the Tanger Outlets in Deer Park. Reservations are available now. For more information, please visit their website.
WashClub Long Island Makes Laundry and Dry Cleaning Simple and Quick!
In less than 60-seconds, schedule a free pick up with WashClub and one of our drivers will pick up and deliver your laundry and dry cleaning to your door within 24-hours. Schedule online using our easy-to-use website, or give us a call at (877) 978-2018. Spend your free time doing the things you enjoy most and leave the dirty work to WashClub!. For more information, please visit their website.
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Long Island's 2014 Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide!
Summer is drawing to a close, but you don’t have to say goodbye just yet. Send the season off with a bang by heading to some local Labor Day festivals or throwing a barbecue your friends and family won’t soon forget! Find great Labor Day Weekend fun in the Labor Day Fun Guide!

 
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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!

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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!

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Paul M. Strockis, MBA
Paul is a full service, independent broker who has been in the insurance business for over 20 years. His motto is "Treat your clients the way you want to be treated." Working with both small and large groups he endeavors to bring the best cost savings and benefit options to the table. He has contacts and relations with major insurers, smaller insurance companies as well as associations and related benefits and investments. All insurance products including Health, Life, Disability, Car, Home, flood and Dental can be arranged. For more information please contact Paul at pmstrock@optonline.net or call 631-423-7892.
 
 
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