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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

Fruit Recall at Trader Joe’s, Costco Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

Purchased your peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots from Trader Joe's or Costco? They may be part of a recent recall for potential listeria contamination.

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Hold off on biting into that peach, plum, nectarine and pluot!

A Calif. fruit packaging company that sent 38 lots of the fresh fruits to retailers and wholesalers, including Trader Joe’s and Costco, is recalling the products due to potential listeria contamination.

The tree-ripened stone fruit under recall came from Wawona Packing Co. and was packed on June 1, 2014 through July 12, 2014. The fruits were packed in bags, boxed and clamshells.

A complete list of the block identification numbers included in the recall has been provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Consumers in possession of the recalled products are asked to not consume the products -- to instead discard them.

No illnesses have been reported, according to the recall notice posted on the FDA website, but Listeria monocytogenes can cause a potentially fatal infection in older adults, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems. Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths for pregnant women.

Symptoms of listeria include high fever, severe headache, stiff neck, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

[Source: FDA]