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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,02:24 PM

Mangano Announces Movie Discount For Family-Fun Week At Museum Row

Cradle of Aviation Offers $5 February Fest.

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Gardeny City, NY - January 24, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the County and the Cradle of Aviation Museum will host “$5 February Fest” from Saturday, February 15th through Sunday, February 23rd. During “$5 February Fest,” movie tickets for any film and any showing at the Cradle of Aviation’s IMAX Giant Screen Dome Theater will only be $5 for children ages 2-12. The movies showing that week will be: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Big Adventure, Back to the Moon for Good, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, Air Racers: The Ultimate Air Show Experience, Jerusalem, Wildest Weather in the Solar System, Cosmic Collisions.
 
“At a time when children are off from school for the week, this $5 February Fest opportunity provides families a wonderful opportunity to enjoy educational films at an affordable price,” said County Executive Mangano. “This Cradle of Aviation movie discount provides residents with nine affordable family-fun days at Museum Row.”
 
The JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium at the Cradle of Aviation Museum provides a unique experience of motion, sound and sight. The theater is specially designed to give everyone the best seat in the house, and bring you films that take you to places you've only dreamt of going. The box office can be reached during show times at (516) 572-4111. The JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium Giant Screen Dome Theater is located on Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Garden City.