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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 11 am EST this morning... * tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 ft above astronomical tides this morning. * Timing...localized minor coastal flooding is expected with the morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......911 am........9.0-9.5..........none...... Stamford CT.........838 am........9.0-9.5..........minor..... Bridgeport CT.......835 am........8.7-9.2..........minor..... , "Small Craft Advisory" ...Small Craft Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Wednesday... ...Gale Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Small Craft Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Wednesday. The Gale Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...north winds 20 to 30 kt. Occasional gusts up to 35 kt early this morning. Seas 4 to 8 feet across the Long Island Sound. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Small Craft Advisory means that sustained wind speeds or frequent gusts of 25 to 33 kt and/or seas of 5 ft or higher are expected or occurring...and hazardous to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,10:00 AM

Shop Small Business Saturday

Get a free $25 Credit on your American Express Card when you shop small on Small Business Saturday.

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There are many named shopping days this week.  Black Friday, Cyber Monday and most importantly Small Business Saturday. Time to show your local pride.  Take advantage of shopping in some of these great towns.

American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010.  They thought that it would help small businesses get more attention during the busiest shopping weekend of the year.  Last year over 100 million people came out and shopped.  Budget part of your holiday spending to support the small businesses that mean the most to you. Don’t know where to start? You can view a map of small businesses that accept American Express® on the Small Business Saturday Facebook page.

Remember to Shop Small® on Small Business Saturday, this November 24th, to get your one-time $25 statement credit from American Express when you use your enrolled Card to spend $25 or more in a single, in-store transaction at a qualifying small business location. Visit www.shopsmall.com for information about qualifying small business locations.

Small businesses are the heartbeat of our communities and supporting them is a great way to help fuel the local economy.

 

 

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