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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST this evening... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline this evening. 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. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for this evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected this afternoon into this evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. -- Monday Jan.23 17,07:36 AM

Nassau County Police Auctions Confiscated and Forfeited Cars

Nassau County authorities are auctioning vehicles on Jan. 23 and 30. Have a look at the vehicles up on the auction block. Funds from the auction will go to New York State and help fund ...

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Nearly two dozen vehicles confiscated by Nassau County authorities will be auctioned off between two dates – Jan. 23 and Jan. 30 – to the highest bidder.

The funds collected from the auctions will go to fund anti-crime programs designed to keep the community safe, according to Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice. The proceeds will also fund anti-drug efforts and go to New York State.

There will be 19 vehicles auctioned at noon on Jan. 23. Four additional vehicles will be auctioned off at noon on Jan. 30. The auctions take place through an Internet auction site – Copart.com.

These vehicles were forfeited by criminals who have been convicted of crimes, such as driving while intoxicated, possession of drugs, vehicle assault and other charges. Some of the vehicles were involved in collisions.

The vehicles can be inspected at 1983 Montauk Highway in Brookhaven from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The vehicles on the auction block may be viewed now. The list mostly includes vehicles from the late 1990s to early 2000. Models include a BMW 325i, Chevrolet Malibu LS, Ford Explorer, Honda Accord EX, Hyundai Sonata GLS, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Maxima GLE, Nissan Pathfinder, Pontiac Grand Prix, Toyota Rav4 and others.

 

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