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ISAIAS CONTINUES MOVING NORTH This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **ISAIAS CONTINUES MOVING NORTH** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern Nassau, Northern New Haven, Northern New London, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, Southwestern Suffolk, Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic, and Western Union * STORM INFORMATION: - About 130 miles north of New York City NY or about 160 miles northwest of Montauk Point NY - 42.7N 74.2W - Storm Intensity 65 mph - Movement North-northeast or 20 degrees at 40 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ The effects from Tropical Storm Isaias are expected to diminish quickly from southwest to northeast this evening as the storm moves north of the area. While threats are beginning to diminish, strong winds will continue into this evening. In addition, minor coastal flooding, high surf, and dangerous rip currents will continue. Strong winds will continue across the area into early this evening before diminishing tonight. Dangerous marine conditions are likely across all of the coastal waters through tonight. High surf and dangerous rip currents are expected to continue along the ocean beaches through Wednesday. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * WIND: Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across the area. Remain well sheltered from dangerous wind having possible significant impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - 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. * SURGE: Potential impacts from the main surge event are possible this evening. Remain well away from locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - 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.

Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for July 2 through July 5

This week is filled with loads of unique events happening across the Island.

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Share your latest creative piece with the Cinema Arts Centre Screenwriters Discussion Group or take the kids to a (age appropriate) comedy show. Most importantly, there will be plenty of Fourth of July celebrations to partake in! Browse our Hot Spot suggestions or visit the Events Calendar.

MONDAY – JULY 2, 2012
WHO/WHAT: Cinema Arts Centre Screenwriters Discussion Group
INFO: The CAC Screenwriters Discussion Group meets every other Monday in the Sky Room Café to read, discuss and critique member’s screenplays, whether complete or in progress.
TIME: 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (631) 423-FILM
WHO/WHAT: Open Jazz Jam Nite
INFO: Open Jazz Jam Nite with Off White Set and Andrew Ahr.
TIME: 8:30pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage - (516) 579-7049
ADDITIONAL INFO: $3 beers after midnight
TUESDAY – JULY 3, 2012
WHO/WHAT: Kid’s Daytime Comedy Show
INFO: Various comedy acts geared towards children 10+.
PRICE: $20-$25
TIME: 12:30pm
WHERE: Governors Comedy Club
90 Division Ave, Levittown - (516) 731-3358
ADDITIONAL INFO: Ages 10 and over.
WHO/WHAT: Jim Van Bebber Fundraiser with “The Manson Family”
INFO: Jim Van Bebber‘s shocking drama destroys myths surrounding the incredible tale of the Manson “family.”
PRICE: $9-$14
TIME: 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (631) 423-FILM
ADDITIONAL INFO: A portion of every ticket goes to the financing of Jim’s new horror film Gator Green.
WHO/WHAT: Independence Day Celebration
INFO: This Independence Day Celebration will feature reenactments of Theodore Roosevelt, portrayed by James Foote, as well as the Rough Riders, and storytelling by Jonathan Kruk and other local dignitaries. Be sure to bring lawn chairs or a blank with you for a relaxing time on historic Sagamore Hill.
TIME: 11am-4pm
WHERE: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
20 Sagarmore Hill Road, Oyster Bay – (516) 922-4788
ADDITIONAL INFO: Food will be made available for purchase the celebration.
WHO/WHAT: Long Island Ducks Ballgame & Fireworks Display
INFO: The Long Island Ducks play against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Enjoy the game plus a Grucci Fireworks Extravaganza.
PRICE: $11-$15
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: Bethpage Ballpark
3 Courthouse Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-3825
For more 4th of July events please check out our special holiday events guide.
WHO/WHAT: Glen Cove Thursday Night Cruise
INFO: Check out classic car, vintages cars, muscle cars and more at the Glen Cove Thursday Night Cruise, every Thursday through September 27.
TIME: 5pm-10pm
WHERE: Downtown Glen Cove
School Street and Glen Street, Glen Cove – (516) 676-0366
WHO/WHAT: Northport Community Band Concert
INFO: Join the Northport Community Band as it kicks off it's 54th consecutive season of offering summer concerts under the stars at the Robert W. Krueger Bandstand in Northport Harbor Park.
TIME: 8:30pm
WHERE: Robert W. Krueger Bandstand
Northport Harbor Park, Northport – (631) 754-2145