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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday. * Locations...New York City...adjacent portions of northeast New Jersey...and Long Island. * Hazard types...snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one half mile at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Wednesday. * Locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight and Tuesday morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding is expected for this mornings high tide cycles. Additional minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and Wednesday mornings high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. Any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total....flood...... location...........high Tide.....Water level......category... ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY.....1119 am.....10.2-10.8..........moderate... Stamford CT........1138 am.....10.1-10.7..........minor...... Bridgeport CT......1135 am......9.5-10.1..........minor...... New Haven CT.......1131 am......8.6-9.2...........minor...... Glen Cove NY.......1132 am.....10.3-10.9..........minor...... Old Field NY.......1137 am......9.2-9.8...........minor...... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1146 PM........9.4-10.5.........Minor.... Stamford CT.........1204 am....... 9.8-10.4.........Minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1201 am........9.2-9.8..........minor.... New Haven CT........1157 PM........8.2-8.8..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1200 am.......10.2-10.8.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1203 am........8.9-9.5..........minor.... -- Tuesday Feb.09 16,08:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News
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William Floyd Nurses Attend School Asthma Management Plan Announcement

Jacki O’Donnell, the William Floyd School District lead nurse, along with Teresa Ergul, Moriches Elementary School Nurse, participated in U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement held at SUNY Farmingdale regarding the School Asthma Management Plan Act.

Two William Floyd Elementary Physical Education Teachers Named Bright Lights for Innovative Use of Technology

Kimberly Apicella and Mark Dawson, physical education teachers at William Floyd Elementary School, were recently selected as “Bright Lights” by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET) at their annual winter luncheon.

DEC Announces Free Fishing Clinics Across New York State, Weekend of Feb.13-14

A series of free ice fishing clinics are scheduled across New York State to educate people about the unique sport and how to safely enjoy time on the ice, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) ...

Man Arrested for Multiple Charges after Officer Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Center Moriches man for multiple charges including Driving While Intoxicated after his vehicle struck a marked police unit in Brookhaven early this morning.

William Floyd High School Senior Named Intel Science Competition Semifinalist

Shannon Beattie, a senior at William Floyd High School, was named one of 300 semifinalists from across the nation in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition.

NYS Police Report Underage Alcohol Sale Arrests in Ridge and Middle Island

On Monday December 21st, 2015 the New York State Police Barracks in Riverside conducted an Underage Drinker Enforcement Operation in the Town of Brookhaven.

William Floyd Elementary Kindergartener Surprised by Marine Brother's Return at Home for the Holidays Concert

A United States Marine home on leave for the holidays surprises his brother at a John S. Hobart Elementary School concert.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce More Than $1M in Federal Sandy Relief Funds For Repairs to Dunes in Town of Brookhaven

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,092,917 in federal funding to the Town of Brookhaven for restoration work to dunes at Friendship Beach that were damaged as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The ...

The Port Jefferson Village 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival This Weekend - December 5 & 6, 2015

The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council, in conjunction with the Inc. Village of Port Jefferson, will host the 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival on from December 5 – 6, 2015, throughout the Village of Port Jefferson.

Town of Brookhaven’s First 'Solarize Brookhaven' Project Successfully Installed by SUNation Solar Systems

Brookhaven Town's very first “Solarize Brookhaven” project install was recently completed by Town of Brookhaven's exclusive custom solar designer, SUNation Solar Systems, at the Centereach home of Linda Tong.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

December is packed with events and activities for the entire family to enjoy together, and special nights of fun for adults to unwind!

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge Closes Little Neck Run Due To Nesting Bald Eagles

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) staff continue to monitor the pair of bald eagles along Little Neck Run, a small tributary of the Carmans River.

The Port Jefferson Village 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival - December 5 & 6, 2015

The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council, in conjunction with the Inc. Village of Port Jefferson, will host the 20th Annual Charles Dickens Festival on from December 5 – 6, 2015, throughout the Village of Port Jefferson.

Students at Bellport High School Culinary Arts Program Showcase their Skills Catering for the Bellport High School College Fair

Students from the Bellport High School Culinary Arts Program recently catered the Fall 2015 College Fair at Bellport High School.

William Floyd Alumni Association Honors Sixth Class of Outstanding Educators

The William Floyd Alumni Association recently held its sixth annual Outstanding Educators Award Dinner honoring Mary Arslanian, Candy Carro, Beth Cutrone and Stephen Stengel, four current and former William Floyd educators who, collectively, have positively impacted thousands ...

Suffolk County Reports Fifth Human Case of West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today a new human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

William Floyd High School College-Bound Student-Athletes Inspire District's Fifth Graders

As part of Spirit Week, William Floyd held its ninth annual College-Bound Athletics Assembly for fifth graders from the district’s five elementary schools – John S. Hobart, Nathaniel Woodhull, Moriches, Tangier Smith and William Floyd Elementary.

PSEG Long Island Makes Significant Upgrades to Protect Customers from Future Storms

As the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy nears, PSEG Long Island continues to make significant improvements to its transmission and distribution infrastructure, and communications and technology systems.

11 William Floyd Student-Musicians Selected for All-County Honors Festival

Eleven William Floyd High School student-musicians have been chosen to perform at the NYSCAME/SCMEA All-County Music Festival scheduled for November 20 in Huntington.
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