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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

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Long Island July 14th through 16th

The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for LI from 12 PM today through 6 AM on Wednesday morning.

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Update - July 14th, 1:30 PM - In addition to the Flash Flood Watch that is in effect for both Nassau & Suffolk County, the National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Nassau County. The Severe Thunderstorm Watch went into effect at 1:25 PM, and will stay in effect until 8 PM this evening. Please see the Severe Graphic below for a detailed map. The NWS warns locals to be prepared to take appropriate action, should the Thunderstorm Watch be escalated to a Warning. Be sure to check back regularly for updates,

A Flash Flood Watch  has been issued, and will go into effect today at 12 PM, and stay in effect until 6 AM on Wednesday, July 16th in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Locals and commuters should be advised alert will also be in effect in numerous other coastal regions of the tri-state area.

The National Weather Service is predicting multiple showers and thunderstorms to plague the area, followed by a cold front this afternoon. These conditions, combined with the current humidity will produce torrential downpours, amassing in 2 to 3 inches total rainfall.

The fast falling heavy rains may potentially create flash flooding in coastal areas, low lying areas, as well as roadways with poor drainage. Before you get ready to hit the road, be sure to visit LongIsland.com's Traffic Camera Center, where you can view local road conditions in real time.

Locals are advised to check back frequently for updates, and be prepared to take action, should the Flash Flood Watch be raised to a Flash Flood Warning. For the most up to date weather information, head over to the LongIsland.com Weather Center, where you can find the latest weather forecasts, advisories and more.

 [Source: National Weather Service.]

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