In the wintertime, temperatures are warmer than

Long Island Weather

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Long Island has a climate that is very similar to other coastal areas of the Northeastern United States; it has warm, humid summers and cold winters, but the Atlantic Ocean helps bring afternoon sea breezes that temper the heat in the warmer months and limit the frequency and severity of thunderstorms. In the wintertime, temperatures are warmer than areas further inland (especially in the night and early morning hours), sometimes causing a snowstorm further inland to fall as rain on the island. However, measurable snow falls every winter, and in many winters one or more intense storms called nor’easters produce blizzard conditions with snowfalls of 1 2 feet and near hurricane force winds.

## ## Temperatures in Nassau and Suffolk are similar. The winter average for Nassau is 33.7 degrees Fahrenheit, compared to a summer average of 72.7 degrees. In Suffolk, the winter average is 32.4 and summer average is 71.9 degrees.

The Nassau area receives about 45 inches of rain, compared to 42 inches for Suffolk. Snow falls at about 26.9 inches per year in Nassau and 30 inches for Suffolk.

“Neither the NBA nor Gatorade said how much the

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Long viewed as a proving and testing ground of sorts for the NBA, what has been known as the D League will also get to take advantage of Gatorade Sports Science Institute a resource that many elite athletes, including Dwyane Wade and Cam Newton, have used in recent years for testing and evaluation of what exactly their bodies need during competition.”This isn about slapping a name on a league,” NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said. “This is much, much deeper than that.”Tatum said this is not the first step toward a name change for the NBA, and declined to detail the length or financial terms of the deal. But he said the part of the deal including GSSI will provide “knowledge to enhance player performance in our game” through nutrition, training and other advances. Gatorade will also incorporate its most recent products and equipment throughout the league.David Carter, executive director of the USC Sports Business Institute, called the deal “very authentic” because the brands are historically connected and the deal provides the opportunity for brand positioning from both sides. He said leagues look for true marketing partnerships because consumers can be “reluctant to embrace brands they think are inauthentic.”Putting sponsorships on jerseys is fairly new for the NBA. While other leagues have putting sponsorships on jerseys for several years, including the WNBA, MLS and soccer leagues overseas, the NBA got on board and approved on jersey corporate sponsorships patches starting next season. The Utah Jazz announced Monday that their patch will be sponsored by Qualtrics and used to raise money for cancer research.Carter believes there hasn been much pushback from fans over jersey patches since they become accustomed to seeing sponsorship everywhere. The patches on NBA jerseys are limited in size to 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches.”The key . is to position this so it not too much in your face,” Carter said, adding that the NBA is “pretty good at striking that blend of what appropriate.”Neither the NBA nor Gatorade said how much the partnership is worth, though Carter said he doesn “know that it as important from a (financial) numbers perspective as much as it really underscores that the NBA is continuing to look for unique ways to add marketing inventory.”I think the NBA sees, as they continue to build this league as an asset of theirs, there will be plenty of marketing dollars coming behind it and being innovative with something like this is really the front end of that.”The development league has grown from eight teams when it debuted in 2001 02, to 25 for next season. There could be some concern that renaming an entire league with a corporate sponsorship opens the door for more overbearing marketing at events.”Everything been very incremental,” Carter said. “You seen it at the collegiate level with jersey patches. I don know if it a slippery slope. You should ask the people that run the (English Premier League). For them, there is no slippery slope.”It is a very decided and concerted effort to drive as much revenue from corporate partnerships as possible.”Gatorade senior vice president and general manager Brett O talked about several examples of how his company science expertise will be used in the D League, including testing for a player sweat type and amount, if they are a fat burner or carbohydrate burner, recovery advances and joint health.Added D League President Malcolm Moran: “This promotes performance overall, but helps maximize potential and, ultimately, the product that we have on court.”Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local.

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