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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...this morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 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. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,04:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Mangano: President’s Week Craft And Activities At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will host President’s Week Crafts and Activities from Saturday, February 15th through Saturday, February ...

Nassau County, NY - February 12th, 2013 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will host President’s Week Crafts and Activities from Saturday, February 15th through Saturday, February 22nd at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve.

The event schedule is as follows:

Bird Feeder Craft
Saturday, February 15: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Make your own bird feeder using recycled materials so you can enjoy observing our feathered friends all year long!
Film: National Audubon Society's Cardinals Up Close (50 min.)
 
North American Native American Games
Tuesday, February 18: Northeast (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) & Plains (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, February 19: Northwest (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) & Southwest (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
 
All are invited to come learn and play authentic Native American games. Each program will feature games from different regions of the U.S.
Film: The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle (21 mins.)
Film: Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin (30 mins.)
 
Arrowhead Necklace Craft
Thursday, February 20: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., ongoing

Embellish your arrowhead necklace with your own hand crafted clay beads.
Film: Plants and the Cherokee (30 mins.)
 
Native American Pottery Making
Friday, February 21: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., every half hour

Create your own clay pot inspired by primitive Native American technology.
Film: Eyewitness: Mammal (35 mins.)
 
Silver Wolf Dancers – Venture Crew 0
Saturday, February 22: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Participatory Native American style exhibition dancing plus Iroquois Friendship song performed by the Venture scouts with the Boy Scouts.
Film: Eyewitness: Plant (35 mins.)
 
Garvies Point Museum and adjoining 62-acre preserve are located at 50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove. Museum General Admission is $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children 5-12 yrs. Crafts and programs appropriate for all ages. All crafts require $5.00 material fee. Proceeds go to the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve. Programs included with museum general admission. For more information about Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, please call: (516) 571-8010/11 or visit the website at: www.garviespointmuseum.com.
 
For more information about Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museum, please call: (516) 572-0200, or visit the website.

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