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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon... * what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. * Where...portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut, and southeastern New York. * When...from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. * Additional details...plan on slippery Road conditions. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Special Statement" Residual moisture, temperatures falling to near or below freezing, and light winds are leading to development of black ice on untreated surfaces, especially across Long Island, and in the suburbs just north and west of New York City. Anyone out driving or walking should be prepared for slippery roads and walkways, and use extra caution. 1047 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 Residual moisture, temperatures falling to near or below freezing, and light winds are leading to development of black ice on untreated surfaces, especially across Long Island, and in the suburbs just north and west of New York City. Anyone out driving or walking should be prepared for slippery roads and walkways, and use extra caution. -- Saturday Jan.19 19,02:04 AM

Summer Bucket List 2018: Enjoy All Of The Seasonal Entertainment That A Long Island Summer Has To Offer!

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Whether you're looking to catch some rays or visit a local museum, Long Island is the perfect spot for enjoying the summer!

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There's nothing like spending a beautiful summer day at the beach!

Photo by: Daniela Dimitrova via Pixabay

The arrival of summer on Long Island means three full months of terrific seasonal activities. At 121 miles from end-to-end, there is always something new to discover and an exciting new adventure to embark on. From LI's stunning beaches to beloved outdoor concerts, to say there is a lot to do is quite the understatement. As there isn't a second to waste if all of the summer fun is to be enjoyed, you're going to want to come up with a Summer Bucket List to stay organized!

Check out our Summer 2018 Bucket List below for some inspiration and to help make this your best summer yet!

  • Shop for handmade crafts and enjoy a day of family entertainment at a local street fair!
  • Catch some rays at one of Long Island's famous beaches!
  • Escape the daily grind by spending an afternoon at an arboretum or nature preserve!
  • Cool off with a scrumptious ice cream cone at a great ice cream shop or dessert destination!
  • Take in the sights and sounds of beloved towns like Northport and Port Jefferson!
  • Pedal your way along the hundreds of miles of LI's interweaving bike trails!
  • Eat healthy and support local businesses by shopping at a nearby farmers' market!
  • Feel the rhythm of one of the dozens of shows scheduled at Northwell Heath at Jones Beach Theater!
  • Bite into the freshest berries after picking your own fruit at an LI farm!
  • Learn something new at one of the 100+ museums across Nassau and Suffolk!
  • Try your hand at angling by casting a fishing line at a river or beach!
  • Bring your favorite four-legged friend to a dog-friendly park and enjoy the summer weather!
  • Witness the awe-inspiring sight of native whales during a whale watching excursion!
  • Fire up the grill and have a delicious barbecue meal with family members!
  • Treat your taste buds to a glass of locally-produced wine at one of Long Island Wine Country's best wineries!


Relax at one of Long Island Wine Country's renowned wineries and vineyards! Photo by Jill Wellington via Pixabay

  • Take a local road trip and visit landmarks like the Montauk Lighthouse and The Big Duck!
  • Dance to the beat at Long Island's local summer concert series!
  • Burn rubber while defending your pole position during a go-kart outing!
  • Grab a kite and spend an afternoon flying it at a nearby park!
  • Refresh yourself with a swim at a public swimming pool!
  • Enjoy an expertly-staged production at a local theatre!
  • Make the most of Long Island's geography by surfing or riding a jet ski!
  • Visit a farm out east and enjoy a day of family fun!
  • Catch a family flick at one of the many scheduled outdoor movie screenings!
  • Gaze up into the clear summer sky and try and spot seasonal constellations!
  • Hop aboard a sailboat or charter boat and enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island's waters!
  • Finally achieve that magical hole-in-one at a mini-golf course!
  • Beat the heat with a relaxing skate at an indoor ice skating rink!
  • Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it with friends and family at a park!
  • Visit one of the many historic lighthouses that Long Island has to offer!