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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 this morning... * temperatures this morning range from near zero to 10 degrees below during this time...coupled with strong...gusty winds...are expected to produce life threatening wind chills as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures today 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 16,09:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Mangano Announces Community Pond Clean-Up at Cedarmere Pond

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Clean-up will take place Saturday, June 21st from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Roslyn, NY - Jue 18, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County in conjunction with the Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation and Friends of Cedarmere will be hosting a Community Pond Clean-up Day at Cedarmere Pond in Roslyn Harbor this Saturday, June 21st from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 
Volunteers are needed to assist with removing invasive plant species and debris from the pond. The Nassau County Department of Public Works will provide shovels, rakes, skimmers, small rowboats, and other needed equipment. Volunteers are asked to wear their own rubber boots and waterproof gloves. 
 
To volunteer please visit: friendsofcerdarmere.org; send an e-mail to: info@friendsofcedarmere.org; or call: 1 (800) 763-7190 to sign up or for further information. Refreshments and snacks at the sign-in spot will be provided by the Friends of Cedarmere.
 
Cedarmere Pond is located adjacent to Hempstead Harbor, near the Cedarmere Estate, off of Bryant Avenue in the Village of Roslyn Harbor. Cedarmere Estate, the former home of William Cullen Bryant, served as a location for artists and writers to travel to in the mid-1800’s to consult with Bryant, a well-known writer and critic. The Cedarmere Estate is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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