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"Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Warning for this evening is cancelled... ...Localized minor coastal flooding Tuesday morning... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides Tuesday morning. * Timing...coastal flood threat has ended for this evening. Localized minor coastal flooding expected with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. , "Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...High Wind Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled. * Winds...northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected until late tonight. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. , "Gale Warning" ...Gale Warning in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...Storm Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Gale Warning... which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The Storm Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Gale Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to 47 kt are expected or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,12:00 AM

Mangano to Reopen Nassau County Police Pistol Range after Environmental Cleanup

The site previously contained high volumes of lead.

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Hempstead, NY - July 2, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will be joined by Acting Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter as they reopen the Nassau County Police Department’s Pistol Range at a press conference Today at 12:00p.m. 
 
The range is being reopened after a major project to overhaul the facility and remediate lead contamination while safeguarding the facility, members of the police force and surrounding area from any future concerns about lead concentration.
 
The facility plays a critical role in keeping Nassau County Police Officers well-trained in the use of firearms.  Nassau is the safest large County in the nation and crime is down 12% since 2011, down 10% this year, and at the lowest level since crime stats have been recorded in Nassau County.
 
WHEN:
12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2nd
 
WHERE:
Nassau County Police Department’s Firearms Training Center
Weir St, Hempstead (Exit 20 N off Southern State Parkway)