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"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. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior 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 25 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 16,08:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News
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Black Friday Gratitude on Thanksgiving | Long Island Magazine

Submitted by admin(2 months, 2 weeks ago)
It's so easy to get caught up in the commercialism of Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. Compassion is key for a successful shopping
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Long Island boy, 13, arrested, school locked down after he allegedly threatens 2 girls

Submitted by lnpozmanter(3 years, 1 month ago)
A 13-year-old Long Island boy was arrested after sending threatening messages to two teenage girls and causing a school lockdown days after a mass shooting in a Connecticut middle school, authorities said.
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Long Island boy, 13, arrested, school locked down after he allegedly threatens 2 girls

Submitted by lnpozmanter(3 years, 1 month ago)
A 13-year-old Long Island boy was arrested after sending threatening messages to two teenage girls and causing a school lockdown days after a mass shooting in a Connecticut middle school, authorities said.
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www.nypost.com

The Rockefeller Tree: All Set To Spruce Up NYC

Submitted by AngelineR(3 years, 2 months ago)
An 80-foot-tall Norway spruce from New Jersey that survived Sandy's ferocious winds takes its place in Rockefeller Plaza today as a symbol of Christmas and resiliency.
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www.nbcnewyork.com

Man Arrested in Attack on L.I. Electrical Worker

Submitted by AngelineR(3 years, 2 months ago)
A 34-year-old Long Island man has been accused of punching an electrical worker in town to help with Sandy repairs in the face and breaking his nose, police say.
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Woman Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Generator-Powered L.I. Home: Police

Submitted by AngelineR(3 years, 3 months ago)
A Long Island woman died when a portable generator she began using after Sandy knocked out power in her neighborhood emitted fatal levels of carbon monoxide, police said.
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www.nbcnewyork.com

Home Depot Employee Arrested in Pipe Bomb Attempt

Submitted by AngelineR(3 years, 3 months ago)
Law enforcement authorities have arrested a man in connection with a bomb left at a Home Depot that police say was an extortion attempt, NBC 4 New York has learned.
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Lady Gaga Donates $1M To Red Cross

Submitted by AngelineR(3 years, 3 months ago)
Pop star is helping out her hometown with a huge gift.
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