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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. 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 Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Dense fog advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind watch is no longer in effect. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds are expected across Long Island...and especially in areas with eastern exposure. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. 911 am EST sun Jan 22 2017 The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:00 AM

In Wake of Toxic Dumping, Residents to Hold Vigil at Roberto Clemente Park

Local Residents Will Denounce Dumping and Failed Town of Islip Response, and Demand Action

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Brentwood, NY - June 17, 2014 - In response to the closure of Roberto Clemente Park following the dumping of 50,000 tons of asbestos-ridden waste at the park, and other dumping at nearby sites, Brentwood and Central Islip residents will hold a vigil at the park entrance.
 
Residents from Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and other community organizations will join together to mourn for their closed park and demand that the Town of Islip, which has been unresponsive thus far, do the following:
  • Clean up Roberto Clemente Park and other nearby parks as soon as possible;
  • Hold all responsible accountable;
  • Allocate funds for free summer youth programs for all affected areas; and
  • Keep all residents informed in all languages spoken by local residents.
WHAT: Vigil to Mourn Toxic Dumping and Closure of Roberto Clemente Park
 
WHERE: Entrance of Roberto Clemente Park (Broadway and Noble Street, Brentwood, NY)
 
WHEN: Tuesday, June 17, 7pm
 
WHO: Brentwood and Central Islip residents from Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and other community organizations.
 
The above press release was published on behalf of Make the Road New York, and does not necessarily reflect the view of LongIsland.com.