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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning" ...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet. * Visibility...1 nm or less this morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,03:00 PM

Invitation to Huntington Arts Council's "High Arts Showcase X"

Exhibit showcases student artists from seven high schools.

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Huntington, NY - February 24, 2014 - On Friday, March 7th, over forty high school artists will have their work on exhibit at the Main Street Petite Gallery as part of the Huntington Arts Council's "High Arts Showcase X."  Seven school districts that participate in the Council's JOURNEY Arts in Education program have submitted "the best of the best" work from their top high school student artists.  The JOURNEY school districts are: Commack, Harborfields, Huntington, North Babylon, Northport/East Northport, Plainview/Old Bethpage, and South Huntington.  The public is invited to the exhibit's opening reception on Friday, March 7th from 6-8pm at The Main Street Petite Gallery, located at 213 Main Street, Huntington.  Awards of Excellence will be presented at the reception.
 
"The High Arts Showcase is one of our favorite annual exhibits. It's always thrilling to see the degree of artistic sophistication and creativity these high school artists express, and the appreciation they have for the education and encouragement their teachers have given." stated Diana Cherryholmes, Executive Director of the Huntington Arts Council.
 
"High Arts Showcase X" will be on display from March 7 – April 7, 2014. 
Gallery hours are:  Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm.
 
For more information about this exhibit or artist opportunities for upcoming exhibits, please visit www.huntingtonarts.org or contact Florence Dallari 631-271-8423 x12, fdallari@huntingtonarts.org.
 
The Huntington Arts Council is a legitimate 501c3 not-for-profit organization and all proceeds from this event will benefit its programs. 
 
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Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the Huntington Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization which enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council’s programs reach over one million Long Island residents, and it serves the entire region with its cultural listings at www.huntingtonarts.org.The Huntington Arts Council has been designated a "Primary Institution" by the New York State Council on the Arts, a title meaning "vital to the cultural life of New York State.” The Council is the official arts coordinating agency for the Town of Huntington, and serves as the primary regranting agency on Long Island for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in addition to its services to over 600 member cultural organizations and individual artist members. Programs are made possible in part by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Town of Huntington, the Suffolk County Department of Cultural Affairs, the County of Suffolk, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, corporations, foundations and individuals.
 

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