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"Special Statement" ...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. 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. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,12:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

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Long Island Home Improvement

Home improvement can range from simple projects such as installing a shelf to very complicated projects like renovating a bathroom. The average homeowner can complete many home improvement projects with a little studying and time. Some projects may require a professional to assist the homeowner. Such projects typically include electrical work or intricate plumbing changes. A homeowner may wish to hire a professional contractor if the homeowner does not wish to do repairs on his or her own. Professional contractors will make the project more expensive, but will ensure the project is done correctly. Professionals will also be able to complete the project in less time than most typical homeowners.

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Above All Fence

3310 Sunrise Highway in East Islip
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All Island Landscape & Masonry Design

1650 Middle Country Road in Ridge
631-775-7922

All Island Mason Supply, Inc.

180 Townline Road in Kings Park
631-266-3600

All Island Plumbing Supply

184 Glen Cove Avenue in Glen Cove
516-671-5500

Amendolas Fence

1084 Sunrise Highway in Amityville
(631) 842-7800

Atlas Asphalt

117 Brook Avenue in Deer Park
(631) 242-5100

Brandstrom Interiors

410 West Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst
(631) 592-1532

Brightway Window Cleaning and Powerwashing/Handyman

75 Elliot Avenue in Lake Grove
631-846-9916

Built Right Renovations, Inc.

171 Merrick Road in Amityville
800-474-3464

Calendar Products

135 Verdi Street in East Farmingdale
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