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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 17,01:00 PM

Red Bull Global Rallycross Announces Volkswagen Rallycross NY To Take Place July 19-20

Tickets for Red Bull Global Rallycross Volkswagen Rallycross NY start at $20 for a single-day ticket, with two-day and VIP ticketing options available.

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Los Angeles, CA - July 2, 2014 - Red Bull Global Rallycross has announced that Volkswagen Rallycross NY, the fourth event of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross season, will take place on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20. The event will be held at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, the current home of the New York Islanders.
 
Two-time Red Bull GRC champion Tanner Foust, former Formula 1 stars Scott Speed and Nelson Piquet Jr., 2013 GRC Vegas winner Ken Block, and GRC Lites graduates and Supercars rookies Austin Dyne and Joni Wiman headline the entry list for the two-day event. Nearly two dozen cars will compete across the series’ Supercars and Lites classes, with factory-backed entries from Ford, Subaru, Hyundai, and title sponsor Volkswagen all taking part in the event.
 
Volkswagen Rallycross NY follows June’s Volkswagen Rallycross DC, the third event of the 2014 Red Bull GRC season and the first of eight standalone events this year. The New York event also kicks off a three-week stretch of constant Red Bull GRC action that will also include stops in Charlotte and Detroit.
 
Tickets for Red Bull Global Rallycross Volkswagen Rallycross NY start at $20 for a single-day ticket, with two-day and VIP ticketing options available. All ticket purchases include a one-year subscription to The Red Bulletin, Red Bull’s official news and lifestyle magazine. Tickets can be purchased at rbgrcny.com.
 
About Red Bull Global Rallycross
Designed to produce the fastest and most exciting racing in motorsports, Red Bull Global Rallycross pits small production-based cars against each other in door-to- door racing featuring dirt, asphalt, and table-top jumps. With enhanced engineering and safety features, the cars produce 600 horsepower and can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in less than two seconds, and can also withstand 70-foot jumps and other vehicle contact. For more information visit RedBullGlobalRallycross.com.
 

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