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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM Thursday to midnight EDT Thursday night... * locations...along coast of southern New Haven and northwestern Long Island. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides. * Timing...widespread minor flooding around the times of high tide between 9 PM and midnight Thursday night. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible around the times of high tide Friday night. * 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. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. This type of event is covered by a coastal Flood Advisory. 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 Thursday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total.......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.........Category.. .................................(mllw/ngvd)................... Kings Point NY.....1057 PM........10.3-10.7..........minor..... Stamford CT........1104 PM........10.1-10.5..........minor..... Bridgeport CT......1101 PM.........9.4-9.8...........minor..... New Haven CT.......1100 PM.........8.7-9.1...........minor..... Glen Cove NY.......1035 PM........10.2-10.6..........minor..... Old Field NY.......1102 PM.........9.2-9.6...........minor..... -- Thursday May.05 16,12:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

40 Summonses, 7 NYS Tax Violations, and 3 Tanker Trucks Placed Out of Service During Tanker Truck Checkpoint

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Checkpoint was placed at Park and Ride parking lot, south of the Long Island Expressway, at Wicks Road, Brentwood on Thursday, March 27.

Brentwood, NY - March 28, 2014 - The Suffolk County Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Safety Section, in conjunction with New York State Police, NYS Department of Taxation and NYS Environmental Conservation Police, issued 40 summonses and placed 3 tankers out of service at a fuel carrier checkpoint last night into this morning.
 
The inter-agency enforcement initiative was conducted to ensure compliance with commercial motor vehicle and hazardous material safety regulations and with NYS tax laws, and to address environmental safety issues associated with fuel tanker trucks.  A total of 15 trucks were inspected during the 6 hour checkpoint.
  • The Motor Carrier Safety Section and New York State Police issued 25 summonses for equipment violations and placed 3 cargo tankers out of service for safety hazards.
  • The New York State Department of Taxation cited 7 trucks for violations of the New York State tax laws.
  • The New York State Environmental Conservation Police issued 8 summonses for violations of the NYS Environmental Conservation Law.
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