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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 to 4 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...minor to moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. Minor coastal flooding is possible with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline 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.....9.9-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM......9.4-9.9/1.6-2.1.....Minor.... Glen Cove NY.........900 PM.....9.6-10.1/2.1-2.7.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning now in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Gusts 65 to 70 mph possible over Twin Forks of Long Island. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected tonight. * 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 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 5 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 17,07:48 PM

Long Island Media - Radio, Newspapers & TV Stations

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Long Island offer a variety of news, media and information. Information overload is a more appropriate description for the free flow of ideas that takes place here on Long Island in New York.

Newspapers

Our choice of traditional newspapers is limited to Newsday, the king of the dailies and the Long Island Press, a weekly started in 2003. The paper's name comes from a defunct publication that was know as The Long Island Farmer, a daily newspaper. The Farmer was founded in the 1840's, changed its name to the Long Island Daily Press in the 1920's, became simply the Long Island Press in 1967 and shut down in 1977. This newspaper was the inspiration for the name of the current Long Island Press. There are a few specialty newspapers including the Long Island Business News and several weeklies that cover smaller community news and current events on Long Island, NY.

Radio Stations

Radio stations, quite a few of those too, all staking their claim to "Long Island's #1 Radio Station". Satellite radio, radio free Internet and Podcasting is giving traditional radio a run for their money.

Television

Television news that highlight's local Long Island news and events is dominated by News 12, owned by Cablevision. Offering a variety of television news, shows and programming, News 12 caters to Long Island as well as the tri-state area. Satellite TV has also made it's mark on Long Island, but cable is not ready to surrender it's heavyweight title.

Online News

Long Island online news publications are on the rise with community portals, guides and information for the Long Island area. LongIsland.com started the trend back in 1996 and remains Long Island's Most Popular Web Site for Long Island, New York.

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