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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 am to 6 PM EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 3 am to 6 PM EST Monday. * Locations...Suffolk County. * Hazard types...heavy snow and wind. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with 30 to 35 mph gusts. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Timing...snow develops late tonight...and then the heaviest snow will fall from the Monday morning commute through Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and a heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Blowing and drifting of snow with near blizzard conditions are expected due to strong winds. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday. A coastal Flood Advisory has also been issued from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. * Locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for Monday morning and night high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Monday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM.......10.0-10.5..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.2-9.7...........minor.... -- Sunday Feb.07 16,06:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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First National Bagel Eating Contest to be Held Tomorrow in Huntington, New York

The National Bagel Association will hold its first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" tomorrow, February 7th in Huntington.

Fly Casting Clinics and Instructional Courses at 2 LI State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that “Fly Casting Clinics” and instructional courses will be offered at two Long Island State Parks.

DEC Accepting Applications for Pheasant Release Program

The application period for the cooperative Day-Old Pheasant Chick Program to enhance opportunities for pheasant hunting in New York is now open, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

Mangano Announces Spring 2016 Lifeguard Instruction Course

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the schedule for the 2016 Spring Lifeguard Instruction Courses at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

Mangano Announces Registration Dates For Spring Session Fitness Classes At The Aquatic Center

Building upon his Fit Nassau initiative to help residents live a healthy lifestyle, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano that registration for the 2016 Spring Session Land and Aquatic Exercise Classes at the Nassau County Aquatic Center ...

Luge World Championships End: USA’s Mazdzer 4th, West 6th in Men’s Singles; US 5th in Team Relay

The United States departed the luge World Championships on Sunday in Bavaria with three fourth place finishes after Chris Mazdzer’s second fourth of the weekend.

The 19th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count: Birding Events & Where to Go Bird Watching on Long Island

It’s time to get out those binoculars, do your part and count the different birds you encounter on L.I.!

Down, Set, Hike: Super Bowl 50 Viewing Parties Happening Across Long Island

Capture the excitement of Super Bowl 50 by heading out to one of the many Super Bowl parties taking place on Long Island!

LongIsland.com’s 2016 February Family Fun Guide: Super Bowl Parties, Romantic Valentine’s Dinners, Black History Month, and More!

This short month is filled to the brim with parties, dinners, programs, and fun activities!

Two William Floyd Elementary Physical Education Teachers Named Bright Lights for Innovative Use of Technology

Kimberly Apicella and Mark Dawson, physical education teachers at William Floyd Elementary School, were recently selected as “Bright Lights” by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET) at their annual winter luncheon.

Mangano Announces Upcoming Events At The Nassau County Aquatic Center

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today released the January and February 2016 calendar of events for the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

DEC Announces Free Fishing Clinics Across New York State, Weekend of Feb.13-14

A series of free ice fishing clinics are scheduled across New York State to educate people about the unique sport and how to safely enjoy time on the ice, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) ...

“Freezin’ for a Reason” at the Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics New York

Special Olympics New York and the Town of North Hempstead invite you to join the hundreds of others who will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” on Saturday, March 5, 2016 for the 12th Annual Town of North ...

Fun Ways To Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Football

Escape the Super Bowl Sunday madness by attending one of these great events, or participating in one of these non-football related activities!

Tickets for the 2016 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Available Starting January 28

The New York Racing Association announced that horseplayers and racing fans will be able to purchase tickets for the 2016 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival starting Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10 a.m.

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve: Upcoming Events

Caumsett State Historic Park in Lloyd’s Neck, Huntington will be offering the following interpretative programs during the 2016 winter season.

Adelphi University Hosts Most Physically Educated Competition

Contest Highlights Local Athletic Achievement as Well as the Changing Field of Physical Education

Olympic Gold Medalists Meet with Young Swimmers in Huntington

This past weekend the Huntington YMCA hosted the Fitter and Faster swim clinic tour.

Suffolk Cheer Team Places Third in Nation at Prestigious Competition

Suffolk County Community College's Cheer Team placed third in the nation at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships last weekend.

NYS Firefighters' 'Winter Olympics' to Showcase Volunteers' Competition of Skills & Strength

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) will hold its 11th Annual Firefighter Winter Games in Cortland, NY on February 5th through February 7th.
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