Friday, March 17, 2017

Construction Advisory



Good morning,

Please be advised that the Contractor will be doing the following work next week:

West 11th Road
     Monday, March 20th--Clean up
     Tuesday--March 21st-- final paving of road bed

On Monday and Tuesday, March 20th and 21st, due to the final paving, the road will be closed to ALL traffic, including delivery vehicles.  Please plan accordingly.

West 12th Road
      Monday, March 20th--Continue preparation of road bed. 
      Tuesday, March 21st--Final paving of road bed anticipated.

On Tuesday, March 21st, due to anticipated final paving, the road will be closed to ALL traffic, including delivery vehicles.  Please plan accordingly.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Have a good weekend,
 
Fern Weinreich
Community Construction Liaison
Broad Channel Project   ID: HWQ1182A
Field Office Number: 646-300-4351
Cell Number: 917-854-8341

News/Updates from Councilman Ulrich


 

Dear Friends,

I am pleased to announce the third annual 2017 Queens Symphony Orchestra concert series, which will officially kick-off in our district on Thursday, March 23, at All Saint Episcopal Church. 

I am a proud supporter of the arts and know how important it is to have quality musical performances in our community. I encourage all of my constituents to take advantage of this wonderful concert series.

The Queens Symphony Orchestra will put on a total of five concerts in our community, including:

  • Thursday, March 23 - A Little Night Music: Mozart
All Saints Episcopal Church, 85-45 96th Street, Woodhaven
  • Wednesday, March 29 - Broadway Showtunes
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 101-41 91st Street, Ozone Park
  • Tuesday, April 4 - The Heart of America: Copeland, Bernstein
West End Temple, located at 147-02 Newport Avenue, Neponsit
  • Thursday, April 27 - Jazz
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 111-10 115th Street, South Ozone Park
  • Monday, May 15 - A Night at the Opera: Verdi, Puccini and Rossini
Russo's On The Bay,  162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach

All of the concerts are  scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. The concerts are free of charge and open to the public, however, space is limited. To RSVP, please call (718) 570-0909.

For more information about the Queens Symphony Orchestra, visit their website at www.queenssymphony.org

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office at (718) 738-1083.
Sincerely,
Eric A. Ulrich
New York City Council Member
District 32

Ozone Park District Office
93-06 101st Avenue
Ozone Park, NY 11416
Rockaway District Office
114-12 Beach Channel Drive
Suite 1
Rockaway Park, NY 11694

NWS - Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
523 AM EDT Fri Mar 17 2017

ANZ330-335-CTZ009>012-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-181000-
Long Island Sound East of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
Long Island Sound West of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY-
Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-
Southern New London-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
523 AM EDT Fri Mar 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters,
southern Connecticut and southeast New York.

A developing low off the Mid Atlantic coast will likely bring an
accumulating snowfall from late day Saturday into Sunday morning.
There is a chance that snowfall along the coast could reach or exceed
6 inches, in particular across Long Island which will be situated
closer to the offshore low.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NWS - Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
441 AM EDT Wed Mar 15 2017

CTZ005>012-NJZ004-006-103>108-NYZ069>075-078-080-176>179-152045-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
441 AM EDT Wed Mar 15 2017

Residual snow and slush will remain frozen toady, as temperatures
struggle to reach the mid to upper 20s this afternoon. As a
result, untreated surfaces will be very slippery, and extra
caution should be used while out and about today.

In addition west winds will gust to 30 to 40 mph today, these
could bring down branches and power lines weighed down with any
frozen slush.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NWS - Wind Advisory in effect until 6 pm


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
855 AM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

...Strong Winds As Nor`Easter Passes the Region Today...

CTZ009>012-NJZ006-104-106-108-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-142200-
/O.NEW.KOKX.WI.Y.0005.170314T1255Z-170314T2200Z/
Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-
Southern New London-Hudson-Eastern Bergen-Eastern Essex-
Eastern Union-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
855 AM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening.

* Winds...Northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
  Strongest winds along the coast as well as Bridges and Elevated
  Roadways.

* Timing...Though this afternoon.

* Impacts...Strong winds may down limbs, trees, and power lines.
  Scattered power outages are possible.

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. Use extra caution.

NWS issues Final Coastal Storm Briefing

NWS - Blizzard Warning Updated @ 4:30 am

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service New York NY
425 AM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

...Major Winter Storm Into This Evening...

CTZ005>010-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078-176>178-142030-
/O.CON.KOKX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170315T0400Z/
Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-
Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-
Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-
Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-
Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-
425 AM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* Locations...New York City, Northeast New Jersey, the Lower
  Hudson Valley, Southwestern and interior Southeastern
  Connecticut, and Northern Nassau and Northwestern Suffolk
  Counties.

* Hazard Types...Heavy Snow and Blizzard Conditions.

* Snow and Sleet Accumulations...1 to 2 feet across interior
  areas. 8 to 16 inches of snow and sleet are expected across New
  York City, Northwestern Long Island and Coastal Southwestern
  Connecticut. Locally higher amounts are possible, especially
  over areas north and west of New York City.

* Snowfall Rates...2 to 4 inches per hour at times.

* Timing...The snow may mix with sleet at times across
  Northwestern Long Island and portions of the New York City
  metropolitan area later this morning into this afternoon. The
  precipitation will change back to all snow before ending this
  evening.

* Impacts...Dangerous travel due to whiteout conditions at
  times. Several roads may become impassable.

* Winds...Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph,
  becoming northwest in the afternoon. Isolated gusts of 55 to 60
  mph are possible near the immediate coast.

* Temperatures...In the upper 20s.

* Visibilities...Near zero at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle.

Coastal Flood WARNING issued for this morning's 10:30 AM High Tide




COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
311 AM EDT TUE MAR 14 2017

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING WITH THE MORNING INTO
EARLY AFTERNOON TIDAL CYCLE...

NJZ006-106-108-NYZ074-075-178-141600-
/O.UPG.KOKX.CF.Y.0006.170314T1200Z-170314T1600Z/
/O.EXB.KOKX.CF.W.0003.170314T1200Z-170314T1600Z/
HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
311 AM EDT TUE MAR 14 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
EDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
TODAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR...THE SOUTHERN BAYS
  OF NYC...NEWARK BAY...THE ARTHUR HILL...AND ALONG THE TIDALLY
  AFFECTED RIVERS IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES THIS
  MORNING..

* TIMING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AROUND
  THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...MODERATE FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE
  WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE ROADS AND/OR ADJACENT PROPERTIES DUE TO
  HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE SPLASHOVER. INUNDATION OF UP TO 2 FT
  IN THE LOWEST LYING SPOTS. SEVERAL ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED.

...NYC SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR THIS MORNING...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/MHHW).................

JAMAICA BAY NY.......1030 AM.....8.0-8.5/2.1-2.6.....MODERATE..
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....950 AM.....8.0-8.5/2.4-2.9.....MODERATE..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

NWS - Coastal Storm/Blizzard Briefing #5

Monday, March 13, 2017

STORM RELATED MASS TRANSIT DISRUPTIONS



Notification issued 3/13/17 at 7:45 PM. Due to the impending winter storm, the following mass transit disruptions have been announced:

• MTA subway express service will be suspended citywide after tonight's evening rush hour.

• MTA above-ground subway service will be suspended citywide beginning at 4am, March 14th.  For more details, please view the MTA below-ground-only service map here: http://bit.ly/2mFjv3E.

• NYC Transit, LIRR and Metro North commuters are encouraged to stay home tomorrow if possible as additional service changes are expected. Customers are encouraged to regularly check www.mta.info for service updates affecting the Tuesday morning commute.

For the latest weather information, please visit www.weather.gov/okx.