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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. 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 Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and 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. , "Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning" ...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet. * Visibility...1 nm or less this morning. 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. A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,01:00 PM

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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