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Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - Tropical Storm Warning cancelled for New York City boroughs, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union and Hudson Counties. * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 20 miles northwest of New York City NY or about 120 miles west of Montauk Point NY - 41.0N 74.2W - Storm Intensity 40 mph - Movement North or 5 degrees at 17 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located west of NYC, will continue to weaken as it lifts north of the Tri-state overnight. The remaining threats are for gusty winds tonight and dangerous surf conditions into Saturday. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are expected for all people entering the surf zone. Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront are possible during the times of high tide tonight through Saturday. Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and Gardiners Bay during times of high tide tonight. * WIND: Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across. Remain well sheltered from hazardous wind having limited impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - A few large tree limbs broken off. A few trees shallow rooted trees uprooted. Some roadway signs blown over. - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. - Scattered power and communications outages. Elsewhere across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut, little to no impact is anticipated.

2013 Great Long Island Attraction Openings and Closings

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It is getting colder outside, so many beloved attractions are closing and some are opening!

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As the summer comes to an end, many attractions on Long Island will be closing around the island. Many attraction are outdoors and the facilities are unusable in the colder weather.
 
So, in the next few weeks, take the opportunity to stop by these locations on the island. They will be missed until they reopen in the Spring.
  • Splish Splash - The water park season is over and this water park is closed for the season.
  • Adventureland - This amusement park has limited hours are we head into October. The park will be open only on weekends until November 3rd.
  • Country Fair - This amusement park will be open through the year with limited hours. However, you can look forward to their fall festival and their breakfast with Santa in December.
  • Long Island Beaches - Lifeguards will begin to close up shop as the weather gets colder. Many beaches no longer offer lifeguard supervision. Swim at your own risk.
  • Baseball Season - Enjoy the Ducks now, because baseball season is almost over.
  • Tiki Action Park - This outdoor mini-golf course has closed for the season.
  • Five Town Mini Golf and Batting Cages - This attraction operates until the end of October.
Don’t worry though, there are many attractions opening up this fall and other year around attractions that are a lot of fun to do. Be sure to check some of these places out as the weather gets colder.
  • Bayville Adventure & Scream Park - Get ready for a scare! Bayville scream park is open as of this past weekend.
  • Monster Golf - This indoor mini-golf course is open year round.
  • Bowling - Check out your local bowling alley this fall and winter.
  • Theaters - Enjoy live shows year round at the many theaters on Long Island. 
  • Comedy Club - Have a laugh this fall at the many comedy clubs on Long Island.
Do you know any popular attractions that are closing or opening this fall? Let us know in the comments below where you will be entertaining you and your family this fall!