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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 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 7 PM and 11 PM. * Coastal flood impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore 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....10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3.....Min-mod.. Stamford CT..........821 PM....10.0-10.5/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Bridgeport CT........818 PM.....9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... New Haven CT.........817 PM......8.9-9.6/2.2-2.7.....Minor.... Old Field NY.........820 PM......9.3-9.8/2.0-2.5.....Min-mod.. Glen Cove NY.........900 PM....10.2-10.7/2.3-2.8.....Min-mod.. , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected this afternoon into this 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. , "Storm Warning" ...Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 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 17,09:24 AM

Four Brooklyn Men Arrested for Using Stolen Credit Cards to Buy iPads

Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of four Brooklyn men for grand larceny and possessing a fraudulent credit card which occurred in Valley Stream on Tuesday, 08/26/14 and 5:45 P.M.

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Valley Stream, NY - August 27th, 2014 - Crimes Against Property Squad detectives report the arrest of four Brooklyn men for grand larceny and possessing a fraudulent credit card which occurred in Valley Stream on Tuesday, 08/26/14 and 5:45 P.M.

According to detectives, Oshane Anderson, 20, of E. 18th St., Clifford Dominique, 22, of  E. 92nd St., Mamadou Diallo, 21, and Kevin Blake, 21, both of E. 17th St., entered the Target store located at 500 W. Sunrise Hwy., and purchased Apple IPads and other assorted electronics using a fraudulent American Express credit card.  The total purchase was in excess of $6,000.  A loss prevention employee became suspicious and notified police.

Fourth Precinct Police officers along with Crimes Against Property Squad detectives arrested the defendants at the scene.  All four defendants are each being charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Possession Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Wednesday, 08/27/14 in First District Court, Hempstead.