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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.

Last Chance to Catch "A Celebration in Lights" at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is encouraging those who have not already done so to visit "A Celebration in Lights," the camp's holiday light show, before the end of the month.

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(Center Moriches, NY) -Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is encouraging those who have not already done so to visit "A Celebration in Lights," the camp's holiday light show, before the end of the month. Those who come to the event will also be supporting the camp and its programs for special-needs children. The show will be held for the last time this holiday season on December 27-30.

Tickets are $15.00 per car, with proceeds to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. The camp is located on Chet Swezey Road in Center Moriches.

The event will include a spectacular light show that can be experienced by driving through the grounds of Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. In an economy where non-profits are looking for creative ways to raise money, the camp is presenting a spectacular light show which allows children and adults alike to take in the magnificent holiday displays while supporting a wonderful cause. So far this year, more than 400 families visited the holiday light show.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and close at 9 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the gate.
Volunteers are needed to help bring down the lights and displays after December 30. Those who are interested can call Karen at (516) 248-0886 or Bridget at (631) 878-1070. For more information about the event, visit For more information on Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, call (631) 878-1070 or visit


Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck was created by members of the Moriches Rotary Club in 1946. Located on the shores of Kaler's Pond on eastern Long Island, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is funded entirely by donations and is a special place where children with physical and developmental disabilities can experience first hand the pleasures that an active life has to offer. Children participate in a wide range of activities especially designed for youngsters who are in wheelchairs as well as those who are ambulatory. These activities include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, petting zoo, talent shows, cook-outs, games and a Carnival Day. The program also provides educational activities in areas such as nature, arts, fire safety and communication skills.