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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.

"Studebakers, Stangs & Stingrays Classic Car" Fundraiser at Novak Motors Rescheduled for Sunday, August 4th

Due to forecasts of inclement weather, the Sunday, July 28, 2013 first-ever annual “Studebakers, Stangs & Stingrays Classic Car Show and Swap Meet” Fundraiser has been rescheduled for August 4th.

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Hauppauge, NY – July 28th, 2013 Due to forecasts of inclement weather, the Sunday, July 28, 2013 first-ever annual “Studebakers, Stangs & Stingrays" Classic Car Show and Swap Meet” Fundraiser benefiting The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation that was to be hosted by Novak Motors at its headquarters has been postponed until Sunday, August 4, 2013.  The rescheduled event event will still be take place at Novak Motors' headquarters, 1818 Pacific Street in Hauppauge, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and all proceeds will benefit The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation's work to reduce the number of child abductions in the United States by empowering young minds through awareness and education.

Sponsored by Novak Motors, The Fabulous 50s and 60s Nostalgia Car Club of Long Island, and Fusion Auto Finance, this show will feature classic cars, a swap meet, food, 50/50 raffle, music by Stylin Sounds DJ, vendors and much more. Trophies will be awarded for “Best in Class” and “Best in Show” (1985 cars and older).

“It’s an honor for Novak Motors to host the first annual classic car show fundraiser to support the development of The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation’s Stranger Safety Awareness Program,” said Joe Coreno, Director of Operations at Novak Motors. “We invite the community to come out to this event for a day of fun for the whole family and to show their support of this very worthwhile program,” he added.

The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation’s Stranger Safety Awareness Program is a free educational curriculum designed to provide vital, proactive stranger safety awareness techniques to elementary-aged children. Utilizing puppets and simple self-defense techniques, the Foundation visits elementary schools on a regular basis and performs the Stranger Safety Awareness Program, free of charge. The organization will conduct live presentations during the Car Show for families to participate and observe. 

Admission is $5.00 per person, $15.00 per family, and $15.00 per car entry. All admission fees will be donated to The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation. Additionally, Novak Motors will make a donation to the organization for each car that they sell. For more information on corporate sponsorships, registration or becoming a vendor, contact Laura Hingle or Joe Coreno at (631) 787-7437.

Founded by Matthew J. Barbis after his 11-year-old cousin, Carlie Brucia, was abducted and murdered in Sarasota, FL in 2004, The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to reduce the number of child abductions in the United States through education and empowering young minds with the knowledge necessary to avoid abduction. Utilizing puppets and a formalized educational curriculum, the Foundation provides elementary-aged children with the Stranger Safety Awareness Program, free of charge. For more information about The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation, visit

Novak Motors is a new concept in pre-owned car buying. It begins with people seeking desirable, pre-owned, low mileage automobiles and ends with Novak’s TruSetsm reasonable and below market pricing, etched in stone. The Novak experience is clear and straightforward, which makes for a very relaxed and comfortable pre-owned car buying experience. Novak Motors is located at 1818 Pacific Street, Suite 3, Hauppauge, NY 11788. For more information, call 877-483-5557 or visit