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"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 16,08:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

Business Directory » Charities

Long Island Charities

Right here on Long Island, there are hundreds of charities that benefit the local community in a variety of ways. From proving food and shelter for the needy, to finding new homes for abandoned animals, fighting disease, and assisting veterans - there are countless not for profit organizations that provide these services, and many more. They rely on volunteers and donations to continue their good work - charitable organizations and donors are a team that help keep vital community efforts in place. Please use our Charities Resource to help you find out more about a local charity that you would like to support. If you work with a Not for Profit Organization and would like to become listed please fill out the contact form for details!

AMT Children of Hope Foundation

1490 Franklin Avenue in Mineola
516-626-1000

Blue Ocean Institute

250 Lawrence Hill Road in Cold Spring Harbor
631-659-3746

Breast Cancer Help, Inc.

1555 Sunrise Highway in Bay Shore
631-675-9003

Carol's Cause

304 Barwick Boulevard in Mineola
516-873-1267

Coma Recovery Association, Inc

807 Carman Avenue in Westbury
516-997-1826

Contractors For Kids

1316 Motor Parkway in Islandia
1-888-208-KIDS

Creative Art Space for Kids

48-D Atlantic Avenue in Lynbrook
516-596-4ART

Feel Better Kids, Inc.

100 Banks Avenue in Rockville Centre
516-889-1441

Guide Dog Foundation For The Blind

371 East Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown
631-930-9000

Haven House Bridges

840 Suffolk Avenue in Brentwood
(631) 231-3619

HELP Suffolk

685 Brookhaven Avenue in North Bellport
631-286-2400

Honor Flight Long Island

116 Hampton Road in Southampton
631-702-2423

Hope House Ministries

1 High St in Port Jefferson
631-928-2377

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition

PO Box 1446 in Huntington
631-547-1518

Independent Group Home Living

221 North Sunrise Service Road in Manorville
631-878-8900

Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

5 Channel Drive in Port Washington
516-767-6856

Long Island Antique Power Association

5942 Sound Avenue in Riverhead

Long Island State Veterans Home

100 Patriots Road in Stony Brook
631-444-VETS

Moms Who Kick

P.O. Box 605 in Oyster Bay
516-524-3505

New Beginnings Family and Children's Services

87 Mineola Boulevard in Mineola
516-747-2204

Pax Christi Hospitality Center

255 Oakland Avenue in Port Jefferson
(631) 928-9108

Robbie Levine Foundation

PO Box 268 in Merrick
516-379-2868

Splashes of Hope

P.O. Box 537 in Huntington
(631) 424.8230

The Fashion Foundation

PO Box 1512 in West Babylon
631-889-6135

The Hagedorn Little Village School

750 Hicksville Road in Seaford
516-520-6000

The INN

211 Fulton Ave. in Hempstead
(631) 231-3619 ‎

The Peninsula Counseling Center

50 West Hawthorne Street in Valley Stream
516-569-6600
Want to be added to the Charities Page? Call 631-406-4410 or Email Us for details!

If you work with a Not for Profit Organization and would like to become listed please contact us for details!


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