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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides tonight and 1 to 1 1/2 ft Thursday morning and Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. Brief and localized minor flooding possible with tonight's and Thursday morning high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. 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 Thursday night... 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..... 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... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Wednesday May.24 17,07:24 PM

Alligator Found in Yaphank Lake in Suffolk County

Suffolk County SPCA Offers $1,000.00 Reward for Information on Abandoned Alligator.

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Yaphank, NY - June 7, 2014 - The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a one thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for abandoning a baby alligator in Mill Pond, Yaphank.
 
Yesterday a call came into the SCSPCA Office from NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation that there was an abandoned alligator found near a canoe by a homeowner on Yaphank-Middle Island Rd in Yaphank. The alligator was a yearling, about 15 inches long and it bit the homeowner when he tried to pick it up near his docked boat.
 
Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA said that alligators are a danger  to the public. Gross said this is the first alligator captured this season in addition to the one turned in at the amnesty day in May. "There were 20 alligators last year that were recovered plus other reptiles. It is a crime to abandon reptiles & animals", Gross said.  "Alligators do not make good pets."
 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722.  All calls will be kept confidential.