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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM to 7 PM EDT Sunday... * locations...western Long Island Sound. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the time of high tide Sunday afternoon. * Impacts...minor flooding of vulnerable low lying areas. Splash over of northeast facing beaches such as Asharoken on Long Island. * Tidal departures...up to 2 ft above astronomical tide levels. 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... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......545 PM...........9.8...........none...... Stamford CT.........518 PM...........9.7...........minor..... Bridgeport CT.......515 PM...........9.2...........minor..... -- Sunday Oct.04 15,03:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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SCPD: Man Arrested After Attacking Officer and Fleeing From Police at Hospital in West Islip

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after attacking an officer and fleeing from police at a hospital in West Islip today.

NCPD Arrest Man in Uniondale for Attempted Murder

The First Squad reports the details of an arrest for Attempted Murder that occurred on Saturday, October 03, 2015 at 12:25 am in Uniondale.

Rain and Wind Cause Power Outage on LI while Hurricane Joaquin Tracks Further Out to Sea

Hurricane Joaquin continues to track away from LI, but a separate storm has already caused flooding and knocked the power out for some Long Islanders.

Local Haunted Houses to Get Your Heart Racing

Give yourself some thrills and chills at a haunted house or spooky walk through the woods!

Four Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that four mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Storm Preparations

Governor Cuomo provided an update on the State’s preparation for severe weather related to Hurricane Joaquin.

First Company Pink Holding Second Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, First Company Pink will be holding their annual Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Festival Thursday, October 8th at 3:00PM on the lawn of the County Executive Office at 1550 Franklin Ave, ...

USDA Food Safety Tips For Areas Affected By Hurricane Joaquin

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted due to Hurricane Joaquin.

Islip Town Preparing For Hurricane Joaquin

Islip Town officials held a press conference to assure residents that the Town is ready to deal with a potential hit from Hurricane Joaquin and that officials have learned much after dealing with Superstorm Sandy and its ...

6th Annual Over 50 Fair Rate a Success Again

The Over 50 Fair once again had a successful run on September 27 at the Melville Marriott.

Hauppauge Theater Mananger Arrested for Sexual Contact with Two Minors

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Massapequa man for having sexual contact with two minors.

Impact from Joaquin Appears Less Likely, Flood Advisories Remain in Effect

More models show Hurricane Joaquin moving out to sea, but flooding is still possible on Long Island.

Woman Found Dead in Lake Grove Home, SCPD Investigating

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman was found killed in a home in Lake Grove yesterday.

House Fire in Islip Under Investigation, One Person Dead

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a person in Islip yesterday.

Snyder Family of Lindenhurst Awarded in the Fresh Air Fund's Annual Photo Contest

Lindenhurst residents, the Snyder family, celebrated the pure joys of summer with The Fresh Air Fund and were among the winners of The Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 Photo Contest!

Long Island Singer Ann-Dee Releases "Rapping With The Witch"

Ann-dee, as a follow up to her song “Wicked Halloween Rumble,” decided to rap for this Halloween and recently released her song “Rapping With The Witch,” which has already charted on CD Baby as a top hip ...

FBI New York Facilitates Return of Stolen Painting to Oysterponds Historical Society, Seeks Public Assistance Locating Other Stolen Items

On September 29, 2015, FBI New York’s Art Crime Team returned the Bark Washington painting to the Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, New York, after it was stolen more than 14 years ago.

Nassau Bar Association To Help US Citizenship Applicants at Free “Citizenship Interview Demonstration” October 22

Immigrants who are getting ready to take the final steps to become American citizens can receive some free assistance through the Nassau County Bar Association’s seminar, “US Citizenship Interview Demonstration,” on Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6 - ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

Schumer Urges FAA to Conduct Comprehensive Review of Emergency Medical Equipment Requirements on Passenger Flights

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct a comprehensive review of its emergency medical equipment requirements and mandate that all airlines carry appropriate pediatric medical supplies and medicines.
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