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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 remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * 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. , "Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning" ...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet. * Visibility...1 nm or less this morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,03:00 PM

PSC to Hold Technical Conference

REV Working Groups to Provide Feedback to Commission

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Albany, NY - July 07, 2014 - The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today announced it will conduct a technical conference from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Meeting Room 6 on the Concourse located at the Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York. The primary purpose of the conference is to give the Track 1 working groups in case 14-M-0101, Reforming the Energy Vision, an opportunity to report their findings to the Commission. The conference is open to the public. 
 
The working groups have been engaged in regular meetings since May 12, 2014 discussing the topics of markets, customer engagement, platform technologies and microgrids. During the technical conference, each group will present a panel of working group representatives to make presentations and answer questions from the Commissioners. Additional experts from the working groups will also be available, as a resource, to respond as well. 
 
The conference will be broadcast live on the Internet. The Internet broadcast can be viewed by accessing here. Individuals in New York City wishing to observe the Commission’s technical conference may do so in the Board Room on the 4th Floor of the Commission's offices in New York City. Pursuant to procedures established by the building management, anyone planning to view the meeting in the New York City Board Room must notify Jan Goorsky at (212) 417-2378, 48 hours in advance of the meeting, and must be prepared to show valid photo identification upon arrival at 90 Church Street. The videocasting will be for viewing and listening purposes only.  
 
Persons with disabilities who require a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should call the Department of Public Service's Human Resources Management office at (518) 474-2520. TDD users may call this number through the New York Relay Service at 1-800-662-1220 or have a representative call directly to the office. 
 
If you have difficulty understanding English, please call us at 1-800-342-3377 for free language assistance services regarding this press release.