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"Coastal Flood Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 7 PM to 11 PM EST this evening... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...3 to 4 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...minor to moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. Minor coastal flooding is possible with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Inundation of 1 to 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline. * Shoreline impacts...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline this evening. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for this evening... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......859 PM.....9.9-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM......9.4-9.9/1.6-2.1.....Minor.... Glen Cove NY.........900 PM.....9.6-10.1/2.1-2.7.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning now in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Gusts 65 to 70 mph possible over Twin Forks of Long Island. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected tonight. * 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" ...Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 5 to 9 feet. 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. -- Monday Jan.23 17,07:48 PM

Crime Report: Hempstead Man Arrested for Murdering Teen with Machete; Body Parts Found at Tobay Beach

Police arrested David Sadler on Friday; Tobay Beach was closed after body parts were found in the water.

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Hempstead Man Arrested for Murdering Teen with Machete
According to Nassau County Police, a Hempstead man was arrested on Friday night and is being charged with murder following a confrontation with a 17-year-old.
 
David Sadler, 45, got into a verbal argument with Terrance Grier, 17 of Hempstead, that resulted in Sadler striking Grier in the neck with a machete. The incident occurred at 5:25 p.m. Sadler then fled the scene.
 
Grier was taken to a local hospital by a Nassau County Police ambulance. He was pronounced dead at 6:08 p.m. Sadler was found by police on Henry Street in Hempstead and was placed under arrest.
 
Sadler is being charged with Murder in the 2nd degree and was scheduled for arraignment on Saturday, July 19 at the Frist District Court in Hemsptead.
 
[Source: Nassau County Police Department]
 
Body Parts Found at Tobay Beach
An incident occurred at Tobay Beach in Massapequa that resulted in the temporary closing of the beach by Nassau County Police on Friday afternoon.
 
According to police, a lifeguard at the beach discovered what appeared to be human organs floating in the water at Tobay Beach. The lifeguard gathered them and contacted police.
 
Nassau County Police Medical Technicians arrived at the scene and could not determine the origin of the body parts. The beach was evacuated temporarily as homicide detectives in the Seventh Squad conducted an investigation.
 
After the remains were brought to the Nassau County Medical Examiner, it was determined that the body parts were not human. The beach was reopened.
 
[Source: Nassau County Police Department]