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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.

Five Airlines to Check Out For Summer Travel

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If you’re looking for a bargain this summer, check out these five airlines offering the best sales

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Southwest Airlines 

The world’s largest low-cost airline, Southwest Airlines is renowned for its flash sales on flight prices. The airline carries the most domestic passengers of any airline in the U.S., with 101 destinations. Back in 2014, it branched out and now delivers international flights to ten additional countries as well. The airline is famous for its low fares, and flash sales often see prices as low as $59 for a one-way, both nationwide and internationally. The last sale, in April this year, saw flights plummet as low as $49. The airline’s fans are obsessive and keep their eyes firmly peeled for upcoming deals. Join them and you may well be jetting off before you know it.

 

 

Scoot 

A subsidiary to Singapore Airlines, it is no surprise that Scoot is one of the best low-cost carriers. Servicing 68 destinations, the airline focuses on the Far East and Australia but also offers some flights to Europe and even Honolulu. On top of being a low-cost airline, the carrier flies some incredible deals out of its doors. One-way tickets from Singapore to China were as low as $59 during a recent promotional period. Even more incredibly, a recent promotion dubbed the ‘deal of the decade’ saw flights from Australia to Europe for just over $200. If you fancy scooting off somewhere this year, then this is definitely an airline to watch. Check out their Got-to-Go sales, almost constantly offering destinations at 50% off.

 

 

AirAsia

AirAsia has been consistently named the world’s best low-cost carrier and is actually the world's cheapest airline in terms of cost per mile travelled. With its medium and long-haul operation, AirAsia X, in the mix, there is virtually no limit to where the airline can take you. Another airline that loves a sale, AirAsia offers some incredible prices on its flights. A recent offer saw one-way flights across Asia and Oceania for as little as  $3 for its ‘BIG’ members and $5 for non-members. In other promotions, new flyers are offered up to  $100 off. If you fancy jetting off to Bali, Perth or Tokyo, AirAsia may well be the airline for you.

 

 

Ryanair

Ryanair is one of the leading budget airlines in Europe, renowned for its low-cost business model. The company’s CEO modeled the airline off of Southwest Airlines, transforming it from a small regional airline into a global success. The airline has seen massive expansion and today serves 37 countries with more than 400 Boeing aircraft. While you can always snap up great prices, Ryanair is famed for its flash sales. In fact, the airline doesn’t need much excuse to throw a great deal to its customers. When the kids go back to school, they offer money off winter flights. When its Halloween, they offer spookily good prices for the day. ‘Come fly with glee’ the promotions cheer, and you certainly would with their latest offer. In April, 500,000 flights were slashed as low as $6.

 

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