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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... * locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. 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 for Thursday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ... ..............................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Thursday May.25 17,02:48 AM

Cyber Monday: 2013 Empire Passport for $40

Don't miss out on this Cyber Monday offered by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: 2013 Empire Passports for only $40!

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Long Island, NY - Whether you love the mountains or the beaches, you're sure to love today's Cyber Monday deal offered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  2013 Empire Passports are on sale for $40, but only until 11:59 p.m. Monday!

The passport provides access to 178 state parks, as well as 55 Department of Environmental Conservation forest preserve areas, featuring a diverse geography of ocean beaches, mountains and lakes.  Park patrons can enjoy a variety of amenities including boat launches, arboretums, and preserves.  And, you can bring as many friends as you car’s passenger capacity permits.  
 
The 2013 Empire Passport will be accepted from now until March 31, 2014. 
 
Customers are limited to three passports per customer, and order must be placed online.  Orders made in person or by phone will be charged the full regular  price $65, but if that is the most convenient option for you, you can stop by any New York State Parks regional office, or by calling 518-474-0458 during normal business hours.
 
You can order your 2013 Empire Passport online here
 
 
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For More Information, Please Contact:
Empire Passport
State Parks
Albany, NY 12238 
518-474-0458
 

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