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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 16,10:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

LIRR Adding 3 Trains to Montauk Schedule for Village’s Annual St. Patrick’s Parade on Sunday, March 23rd

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MTA Police Will Be Enforcing 24 Hour Beverage Ban on All Montauk Trains.

Montauk, NY - March 18th, 2014 - The annual St. Patrick's Parade in Montauk, L.I. is one of the region's most popular. And once again, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be running extra trains to the oceanfront village on parade day, Sunday, March 23.  Festivities start at 10 AM with the parade set to kick off down Main Street at 11:30.

To ensure that all LIRR customers arrive safely in Montauk and return home safely later that day,  no beverages of any kind will be allowed aboard Montauk trains. The MTA Police will strictly enforce this rule by confiscating all beverages, alcoholic or non-alcoholic, opened or unopened, they find on trains.

The LIRR will operate two extra AM eastbound trains and one extra PM westbound train to accommodate customers attending the parade.

Extra Eastbound Service to Montauk St. Patrick's Parade
The 7:10 AM train from Jamaica arriving at Babylon 7:46 AM, Bay Shore 76:52 AM, Sayville 8:03 AM, Patchogue 8:11 AM, Bellport 8:18 AM, Mastic-Shirley 8: 25 AM , Speonk 8:42 AM, Westhampton 8:48 AM, Hampton Bays 8:58 AM Southampton 9:08 AM, Bridgehampton 9:16 AM, East Hampton 9:26 AM, Amagansett 9:31 AM and  Montauk  9:51 AM.

The 8:50 AM train from Babylon arriving at Bay Shore 8:56 AM, Islip 9 AM, Great River 9:03 AM, Oakdale 9:07 AM, Sayville 9:12 AM, Patchogue 9:19 AM, Bellport 9:24 AM, Mastic-Shirley 9:31 AM,  Speonk  9:52 AM, Westhampton 9:58 AM, Hampton Bays 10:08 AM,  Southampton 9:18 AM, Bridgehampton 10:26 AM, East Hampton 10:36 AM, Amagansett 10:41 AM and Montauk at 11:01 AM

​These trains are addition to regular Montauk trains that depart from Jamaica at 8:10 AM, 10:10 AM and 12:10 PM.

Extra Westbound Service from Montauk St. Patrick's Parade
A 1:31 PM departure is being added to the regular trains that depart at  3:30 PM, 5:35 PM and 7:33 PM.

For More Information
For the latest information on train service, customers should go to www.mta.info or monitor LIRR service alerts via email or text message. Customers can also call 511, the State Travel Information line, and say: Long Island Rail Road. The deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.

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