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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 1 am EDT Friday... * locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides tonight. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide tonight. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties tonight. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. 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 tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ... ..............................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Stamford CT.........1151 PM..10.3-10.8/2.5-3.0......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... , "Special Statement" ...An area of strong thunderstorms will affect western Suffolk and eastern Nassau counties... At 1049 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 12 miles southeast of Jones Beach, moving north at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... Islip, Brentwood, Levittown, Freeport, Commack, Huntington Station, Deer Park, Lindenhurst, Plainview, Massapequa, Hauppauge, Syosset, Huntington, Westbury and Babylon. Torrential rainfall, with one to two inches possible, is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Lat...Lon 4091 7364 4093 7352 4090 7349 4095 7349 4094 7343 4091 7341 4096 7340 4091 7322 4093 7316 4097 7316 4069 7314 4070 7323 4065 7337 4067 7324 4066 7322 4064 7322 4067 7318 4064 7314 4062 7335 4058 7357 time...Mot...loc 0249z 179deg 35kt 4045 7336 1050 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017 ...An area of strong thunderstorms will affect western Suffolk and eastern Nassau counties... At 1049 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 12 miles southeast of Jones Beach, moving north at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... Islip, Brentwood, Levittown, Freeport, Commack, Huntington Station, Deer Park, Lindenhurst, Plainview, Massapequa, Hauppauge, Syosset, Huntington, Westbury and Babylon. Torrential rainfall, with one to two inches possible, is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Lat...Lon 4091 7364 4093 7352 4090 7349 4095 7349 4094 7343 4091 7341 4096 7340 4091 7322 4093 7316 4097 7316 4069 7314 4070 7323 4065 7337 4067 7324 4066 7322 4064 7322 4067 7318 4064 7314 4062 7335 4058 7357 time...Mot...loc 0249z 179deg 35kt 4045 7336 -- Thursday May.25 17,11:36 PM

Crime Report: Police Searching for Sexual Predator in Roosevelt; Swastika Spray-Painted in Dix Hills

Police say a man entered the bedroom of an underage girl; police are searching for the person who spray-painted graffiti in Dix Hills.

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Police Searching for Sexual Predator in Roosevelt
According to the Nassau County Police Department, a man is wanted in connection with a sexual abuse case that occurred in Roosevelt on Wednesday.

Elmer Mata (pictured right) allegedly entered the bedroom of an underage girl while she was sleeping. Officials said that 45-year-old Mata then pulled the girl’s clothes down and touched her buttocks. Mata then warned the victim - who was not named by police - not to tell anyone about the incident.

Mata was not a scene when police were called. Police are asking anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). Mata is described as Hispanic, 5’5” tall and 190 pounds. He works in construction.

[Source: Nassau County Police Department]

Swastika Spray-Painted in Dix Hills
The Suffolk County Police Hate Crimes Unit is searching for the person responsible for spray-painting graffiti (pictured below) in Dix Hills. Several road signs were spray-painted, and a swastika was also spray-painted on a garage door located at Ryder Avenue in Dix Hills.

According to officials, the graffiti was spray-painted between February 3 at 6:30 p.m. and February 4 at 7 a.m. Police have not yet identified the culprit, and are asking anyone with information regarding the vandalism to contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS (8477).

Police are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information in connection with this crime that leads to an arrest. All calls to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers will be kept confidential.

[Source:  Suffolk County Police Department]

 

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