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TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northwestern Suffolk, Richmond (Staten Island), Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 240 miles south of New York City NY or about 300 miles south-southwest of Montauk Point NY - 37.4N 74.8W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement North or 360 degrees at 10 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located just east of the southern Delmarva Peninsula, will move northward along the coast towards the area today, making landfall near the New York City area tonight. The main threats with this system will be locally heavy rainfall, the potential for flash flooding, and dangerous surf conditions today into tonight. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * FLOODING RAIN: Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - 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. * WIND: Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Some fences and 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. * TORNADOES: Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include: - 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. * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are likely 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 Friday 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 this afternoon into tonight.

Hot Spots: Long Island Restaurant Week, Performances and More in the Latest Weekend Watch

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Check out all the great entertainment in store for the start of November!

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The month of November is starting on a high note with the kickoff of Long Island Restaurant Week! It begins this Sunday, so enjoy dining out as you fill the night with additional entertainment. The end of this week is packed with performances, from singing to theatrical shows. Check out all the details here!

FRIDAY – NOVEMBER 1, 2013

Who: America At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Come out to enjoy America perform! The English-American folk rock band is known for classics like ‘Horse with No Name,’ ‘Ventura Highway,’ and ‘I Need You.’
Cost: $49.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200

Who: Ireland – The Show! At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy a performance combining music, dance and singing with a talented cast of world champion Irish dancers, musicians and singers.
Cost: $25 to $65
Time & Place: 8PM at Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300

Who: Fiddler On The Roof At Broad Hollow Theatre
Info: It’s a story about a poor milkman trying to keep his family’s traditions in place. The performance includes songs like ‘Tradition,’ ‘Matchmaker,’ ‘If I Were a Rich Man,’ and ‘Sunrise, Sunset.’
Cost: $14 to $25
Time & Place: 8PM, Broad Hollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (516) 775-4420

SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Who: Celebrate The Birthday Of Fire Island Lighthouse
Info: It’s the 155th birthday of the Fire Island Lighthouse. Come out and celebrate! To climb the lighthouse, you must be at least 42” tall.
Cost: $6 For Adults, $3 For Seniors and Children Under 12
Time & Place: 9:30AM to 5PM at Fire Island Lighthouse, Robert Moses State Park, Field 5, One Burma Road/Lighthouse Driveway, Fire Island – (631) 661-4876

Who: Beauty And The Beast At BayWay Arts Center
Info: It’s a fairy tale complete with dreams, imagination, and romance. A prosperous merchant loses his way in the forest and discovers a castle that changes his life and the life of his beautiful daughter forever. Time & Place: 2PM a BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main Street, East Islip – (631) 581-2700

Who: Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale At The Paramount
Info:  Chazz Palminteri comes to The Paramount! Palminteri is part of the list of prominent Italian actors in the film industry who brought grit, muscle and an evocative realism to movies.
Cost: $59.50 to $99.50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 3, 2013

Who: Baldwin Fall Festival
Info: It’s the last day of this two-day festival. Stop by to see arts and crafts, antiques and food for sale. This event will happen rain or shine.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM to 5PM at Baldwin Railroad Station, Sunrise Highway and Grand Boulevard, Baldwin – (631) 724-5966

Who: Storm Warning At Studio Theatre
Info: It’s a story of emotionally damaged World War II veteran Jack Forrester and a brassy amphetamine-popping music writer named Emma Currie. The play is set in 1953 and tells the story of two hearts that come together one weekend.
Cost: $20 For Adults, $18 For Seniors, $14 For Children Under 12
Time & Place: 2:30PM at Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst – (631) 581-2700

Who: Long Island Restaurant Week
Info: It’s the start of a week complete with great dining on a deal. Enjoy 3-course prix-fixed meals at over 150 restaurants on Long Island for $27.95. Make your reservations now.
Cost: $27.95 For 3-Course Prix-Fixe Meal
Time & Place: Make Your Reservations at LongIslandRestaurantWeek.com

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