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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 16,08:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Innovative E-Waste Recycling Program Yields Initial Success

More than 318 million pounds of e-waste recycled and diverted from landfills.

Assemblywoman Solages Honors Elmont Student Excellence

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations (MUN) team and Intel Science Talent Search Finalist were honored by Assemblywoman Solages for their achievements.

Man Arrested for Breaking into Numerous Vehicles in North Babylon

Suffolk County Police today arrested a North Babylon man who broke into numerous cars in North Babylon and stole victims’ wallets, credit cards, computers and electronic devices.

Roslyn Heights Road Rage Incident Under Investigation

Third Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm in Roslyn Heights.

Winter Storm Mars Snowfall Totals:

Winter Storm Mars, which paralyzed much of Long Island Monday morning left quite a bit of snow in its wake - find out the official snow totals for towns across LI here!

Governor Cuomo Announces $35 Million in Grants to Support Colleges and Universities Across the State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $35.3 million in grants for capital projects at higher education institutions across the state.

USA Luge 4th in Sochi Team Relay and Moves Up to 2nd in Overall World Cup Standings

West 8th, Mazdzer 11th in singles & rank 7th and 3rd overall, respectively.

Legislator McCaffrey Joins Long Island Cares’ Effort to Secure Nutrition for Pets

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey is proud to announce that his office has joined with Long Island Cares in their effort to secure nutrition for local pets in need.

Inwood Father Arrested for Driving Drunk with 4 Children, Including 2 Week Old Toddler in Car

The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Far Rockaway man for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on Monday, February 08, 2016 at 3:30 a.m. in Inwood.

Melville Senior Critically Injured After Crashing into Driveway Embankment

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a one-car crash that critically injured a Melville man.

Winter Storm Mars Slams LI Monday Morning, More Snow on Way For Rest of Week

Hundreds of schools across Long Island have chosen to remain closed in anticipation of this morning’s snowstorm intensifying over the coming hours, as has been predicted by the National Weather Service.

Spouting Syrupy Sweetness: 2016 Maple Sugaring Events on Long Island

Learn all about the process of maple sugaring, and satisfy your sweet tooth, at one of these Long Island events!

Duo Arrested for Brutal Levittown Assault with Pipe

NCPD's Second Squad detectives report the arrests two Levittown men for an Assault that occurred on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:10 pm in Levittown.

The Suffolk SPCA Urges Long Islanders to Protect Pets from Winter Storm Mars

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow which is in effect from 3 am to 6pm Monday. Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches predicted.

NCPD Investigating North Massapequa Fatal Hit & Run Cyclist Accident

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal auto accident which occurred on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 6:26 P.M. in North Massapequa.

Hicksville BP Station Robbed at Gun Point

The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:11 P.M. in Hicksville.

SCPD Officer Saves Choking Woman in Medford

Suffolk County police officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a woman was choking on food at her home in Medford last night.

Winter Storm Mars to Bring 2-5 Inches of Snow to Nassau, 4-8 More Inches to Suffolk

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County, and a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County as Winter Storm Mars Approaches.

First National Bagel Eating Contest to be Held Tomorrow in Huntington, New York

The National Bagel Association will hold its first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" tomorrow, February 7th in Huntington.

Two More Coastal Storms Approaching LI on the Heels of Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for both Nassau and Suffolk Counties as an offshore storm with the potential to produce accumulating snow approaches the region.
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