Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday. * Locations...Metro New York City and New Jersey and Long Island. * Hazard types...potentially dangerous windchills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...as low as 20 to 25 below due to temperatures of 5 above to 5 degrees below zero...and northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. 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. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves. , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * 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. 405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016 ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * 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. -- Friday Feb.12 16,01:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Tuesday's Top 10: Thanksgiving Dinners That Are Ready to Heat & Eat!

Food, Wine, & Dining, Top Ten on Long Island, Seasonal & Current Events

A relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving is only a phone call away!

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away!  Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday designed to get friends and family together. The best way to give thanks to your family this year is with a delicious feast.  Tired of all the preparation, cooking, and clean up at home for Thanksgiving? How does a delicious and juicy sliced Turkey with all the fixin's sound? Don't think of it as takeout turkey.  Leave the cooking to the professionals and just enjoy being thankful.
 
Are you looking to serve a traditional roasted turkey or do your guests have more adventurous palates?  Turkey options include deep-fried turkey, slow-smoked barbeque turkey, vegetarian Tofurkey, or turducken.  Check out the extensive menus and place your order in advance - there are plenty of local restaurants & caterers offering exciting To-Go Turkey Day options this year.  Be sure to check their deadline dates, and then pick-it up the day before or in some cases on Thanksgiving.  Follow the reheating instructions and eat.  
 
Don’t stress over Thanksgiving dinner. Use this list of caterers and grocery stores offering prepared Thanksgiving Meals, sides, appetizers, and desserts. A relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving is only a phone call away!
 
  • Zorn's
    4321 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage (516) 731-5500
    All items are packed in microwave and oven ready trays.
  • Uncle Giuseppe"s Marketplace
    Locations in Smithtown, Port Jeff Station, East Meadow, Massapequa and Port Washington
    Complete dinner feeds 12-14 people.  A la carte menu options are also available.
  • Ivarone Bros. 
    Locations in New Hyde Park, Woodbury and Wantagh
    Both complete dinner packages and trays of individual menu items are available at all locations. 
  • Whole Foods Market 
    Locations in Lake Grove, Jericho and Manhasset
    Their menu includes classic dinner packages as well as Tofurkey options.
  • The Culinary Studio 
    136 Wall Street, Huntington (631) 385-8500  
    Delicious Maryland turkeys are served up carved and packaged for reheating.
  • Elegant Eating
    739 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown (631) 360-2211
    Order their special Family Thanksgiving Dinner or choose from the extensive separate dishes.
  • The Happy Hostess 
    318 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Center (516) 766-1046
    They make sure that Thanksgiving is the most delicious holiday of the year.
  • Grace's Marketplace 
    81 Glen Cove Road, Glen Cove (516) 621-5100
    Turkey options include traditional roasted or a boneless turkey breast.  They feature a menu of delicious choices.
  • Ben's Deli 
    Locations in Carle Place, Greenvale and Woodbury.  
    Kosher Thanksgiving dinners can be brought home or eaten in their restaurants.
  • Maple Tree 
    820 W. Main Street, Riverhead (631) 727-2819
    Choose from roasted, smoked, or half smoked turkeys served carved or whole.

 

How will your family celebrate Thanksgiving 2012?  
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