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TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Huntington - Smithtown - Port Jefferson * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 40-50 mph with gusts to 70 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday afternoon until Tuesday evening - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 58 to 73 mph - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical storm force. - PREPARE: Remaining efforts to protect life and property should be completed as soon as possible. Prepare for significant wind damage. - ACT: Move to safe shelter before the wind becomes hazardous. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant - Some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored. Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles. - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several fences and roadway signs blown over. - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways, and access routes impassable. - Scattered power and communications outages, but more prevalent in areas with above ground lines. * STORM SURGE - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for up to 2 feet above ground somewhere within surge prone areas - Window of concern: Tuesday afternoon until early Wednesday morning - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground - The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground. - PREPARE: Complete preparations for storm surge flooding, especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions become unsafe. - ACT: Leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for your area. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited - Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for moderate flooding rain - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues are possible. - PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area vulnerable to flooding. - ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take action may result in serious injury or loss of life. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. - Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and may overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may overflow. - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for a few tornadoes - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for a few tornadoes. - PREPARE: If your shelter is particularly vulnerable to tornadoes, prepare to relocate to safe shelter before hazardous weather arrives. - ACT: If a tornado warning is issued, be ready to shelter quickly. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power and communications disruptions. - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings. * FOR MORE INFORMATION: - http://scoem.suffolkcountyny.gov - https://weather.gov/nyc - https://ready.gov/hurricanes

Get Up, Get Out, and Get Moving with an Indoor Sports League

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Don't forget about your New Year's Resolution! Get fit while making new friends at one of Long Island's great indoor sports leagues!

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Indoor sports leagues are a great way to stay fit, and an even better way to meet up with friends or co-workers (or make new friends) for some regular weekly fun! Even if you don't feel that you are atheltic, or if you are just a bit rusty on your game there are friendly beginner groups to help ease you in and get you worked up to tournament-ready shape.  There are also indoor sports leagues to keep all of your kids busy and active during the cold months. Keep your New Year’s resolution in mind as you make your way through January, and sign yourself or your child up for one of these indoor sports leagues!

Adults Sports Leagues
As there are fewer adult leagues than youth leagues, these have been listed with the specific locations at which each league competes, as well as the nights the leagues play.

Long Island Hoops Basketball League
Where: Academy of St. Joseph, Brentwood
When: Saturday night men’s leagues start January 10, Sunday night leagues start January 25, weeknight divisions start January 26

The Sports Arena Mens Basketball League
Where: Smithtown Sports Arena, St. James
When: Mondays and Wednesdays starting in March

Winter Basketball in Westbury
Where: North Hempstead Community Center, North Hempstead
When: Monday and Wednesday nights, starting January 19

Long Island Volleyball League
Where: The Academy of St. Joseph, Brentwood
When: Sunday morning leagues start January 11, co-ed and women’s 4-a-side weeknights starts January 13, co-ed and women’s 6-a-side weeknights starts January 13

Town of Oyster Bay Winter Volleyball
Where: Hicksville Athletic Center, Hicksville
When: Mondays 9:00-10:30 p.m., Tuesdays 8:30-10:30, Saturdays 8:30-10:30

Senior Indoor Softball
Where: Long Island Sports Complex, Freeport
When: Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. through March

Twin Rinks Ice Center Adult Clinic
Where: Twin Rinks Ice Center, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow
When: Sundays 9:15-10:15 p.m.

The Rinx Adult Leagues
Where: The Rinx, Hauppauge
When: Monday through Thursday evenings

Island Ice Hockey
Where: Various rinks in Syosset and Dix Hills
When: 7 nights a week – choose the league that best fits your schedule.


Children’s Sports Leagues
Many children's sport leagues are run through school districts or churches, but there are many independent groups that are not affiliated with either.  Check out the variety of hockey leagues available for kids of all different skill levels!

International Soccer Academy Winter Youth League
Soccer Sports Inc., Smithtown
905 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 864-3088 ext. 308

Island Garden Basketball
45 Cherry Valley Avenue
West Hempstead, NY 11552
516-292-4956

Twin Rinks Ice Center Youth Hockey League
100 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, New York 11554
516-441-0070

Arrows Youth Hockey
PO Box 545
Freeport, New York 11520
516-897-2520
 
Great Neck Bruins Youth Ice Hockey
Andrew Stergiopoulos Rink
65 Arrandale Avenue
Great Neck, New York 11023
516-487-2976 Ext. 114
 
Green Machine Ice Cats
40 Underhill Blvd. Suite 1B
Syosset, New York 11791
516-677-9075
 
Island Waves Girls Hockey
Plays at Freeport Recreation Center
130 E. Merrick Road
Freeport, New York 11520
516-377-2310
 
Long Island Edge
70 Seaview Boulevard
Port Washington, New York 11050
516-484-6800
 
Long Island Gulls Hockey
40 Underhill Blvd. Suite 1B
Syosset, New York 11791
516-677-9075
 
Long Island Rebels Hockey League
PO Box 681
Farmingville, New York 11738
631-736-0307
 
Long Island Royals Hockey League
270 Indian Head Road
Kings Park, New York 11754
631-269-3900
 
Nassau County Junior Hockey
Cantiague Park
480 West John Street
Hicksville, New York 11801
516-571-7057
 
New York Apple Core Hockey

PO Box 39
Atlantic Beach, New York 11509
718-332-4555
 
Suffolk PAL Ice Hockey
27 Laurel Drive
Sayville, New York 11782
631-737-2100 x394