Debbi Spiegel - LongIsland.com Columnist

Weather Alert  

"Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * winds...west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Timing...through this afternoon. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph, or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use extra caution. A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. -- Sunday Nov.19 17,10:46 AM

Debbi lives in St. James, which she describes as “a modern-day Mayberry” – a small town where parades down Lake Avenue are not uncommon, and she regularly runs into my PTA mom friends the local grocery store. She has a passion for staying connected online via social media, and reconnecting with old friends. She provides Long Islanders with her parenting insights, as well as Top 10 Articles featuring the best of what LI has to offer. Debbi can be reached at DebbiS@longisland.com