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"Special Statement" A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. 343 PM EDT Mon Aug 29 2016 A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. -- Monday Aug.29 16,07:12 PM

LongIsland.com Releases its Annual Fourth of July Family Fun Guide for 2014

For the fourth year running, LongIsland.com has released its 4th of July Family Fun Guide, which is packed with info on the best local fireworks, events & entertainment for the holiday weekend.

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Commack, NY - June 25th, 2014 - Last week, just fifteen days before Independence Day, LongIsland.com launched its 4th of July Family Fun Guide, an annual tradition that began in 2011 with much success. Since then, the annual holiday guide has continued to grow in popularity, garnishing tens of thousands of reads in 2013. Each year, LongIsland.com finds the best local firework displays, festivals, concerts, entertainment, and other local fun. This year, many will be celebrating Independence Day not only on July 4th, but throughout the weekend, since the holiday falls on a Friday. With more time to celebrate, there are many more activities and things to do this year, enabling LongIsland.com to expand their Guide even further for 2014.

With numerous successful Guides under their belt, and thousands of daily visitors, it's no wonder that LongIsland.com's 2014 Fourth of July Family Fun Guide has already been read by thousands, and is continuing to pick up steam.

"I'm excited to announce that this year's guide features even more events and entertainment than ever before. With Independence Day falling on a Friday this year, there are tons of wonderful weekend events happening in addition to all of the fun happening on the Fourth. We will also be regularly updating this year's Guide as more local events are announced to ensure that locals don't miss out on any of the upcoming fun," Cait Russell, Long Island.com's Editor in Chief, and author of this year's 4th of July Guide.

Since its initial launch in 1996, LongIsland.com has been a go-to resource for locals looking to find out more about all that is happening on Long Island, and the site’s regular updates and expansions to content help it continue to thrive. As the site continues to grow in popularity, so it does in information, with new resources, guides, listings, and news being added and updated daily – providing Long Island with comprehensive and accurate detail, no matter what is being searched for. In addition to the newly released 4th of July Family Gun Guide, LongIsland.com provides information on the best upcoming events, dining, shopping, and nightlife for LI, as well as the latest local news, insights, and press releases.

With its momentum already building, LongIsland.com's 4th of July Family Fun Guide is sure to be a hit yet again with locals and visitors looking to make the most out of the holiday weekend this year. For anyone spending their holiday weekend on Long Island this summer, LongIsland.com's Fun-Packed Guide is a must-read.