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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9 am to 1 PM EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 9 am to 1 PM EST Tuesday. * Locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight and Tuesday morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and Tuesday mornings high tide cycles. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible for Tuesday night and Wednesday mornings high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. Any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM.......10.1-10.6..........minor.... Stamford CT.........1119 PM........9.8-10.3..........minor... Bridgeport CT.......1116 PM........9.1-9.6...........minor.... New Haven CT........1112 PM........8.2-8.7...........none..... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.8-10.3..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........8.8-9.3...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Tuesday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1119 am.......10.2-10.8.........Moderate. Stamford CT.........1138 am.......10.1-10.7.........Minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1135 am........9.5-10.1.........Minor.... New Haven CT........1131 am........8.6-9.2..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1132 am.......10.3-10.9.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1137 am........9.2-9.8..........minor.... , "Special Statement" Light to moderate snow will continue this evening...with isolated areas of moderate to heavy snow possible at times. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible in any snow bands that do move across the area. Motorist should be on the lookout for slippery roadways and reduced visibilities with any heavy snow...and should use caution while driving. Maloit 754 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 Light to moderate snow will continue this evening...with isolated areas of moderate to heavy snow possible at times. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible in any snow bands that do move across the area. Motorist should be on the lookout for slippery roadways and reduced visibilities with any heavy snow...and should use caution while driving. Maloit 602 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 Light snow will continue into this evening with additional minor accumulations of 1 to 3 tenths of an inch possible. There is a chance of light snow late this evening..into late tonight with little additional accumulations. Hazardous travel conditions can be expected through this evening with reduced visibilities and light snow accumulation. -- Monday Feb.08 16,10:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

County Executive Bellone Urges Suffolk County Residents to Donate Blood Now

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Due multiple calendar hurdles, lower than normal donor turnout, plus high demand from area hospitals, our community blood supply has been reduced to critical levels.

Hauppauge, NY - September 13, 2013 -  Due multiple calendar hurdles, lower than normal donor turnout, plus high demand from area hospitals, our community blood supply has been reduced to critical levels – notably less than a one-day supply of O-negative “universal donor” blood, which can be transfused into anyone in trauma situations when there is no time for blood typing.  In addition, types B-negative and A-negative are also very low. 

I encourage anyone who is capable of giving blood to please do so as soon as possible,” said County Executive Bellone.  “Our are blood supply is extremely low and it is imperative that we do all we can to increase the supply to help save lives.  Suffolk County employees are very active in donating blood and I am asking for all Suffolk County residents to consider this life saving opportunity.”

To make up for the shortfall as quickly as possible, New York Blood Center has a wide variety of donor centers and blood drives open this week. 

A complete list of available locations is available online at www.nybloodcenter.org

Operators are standing by to help donors with appointments at 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566).

Each and every day there are patients who depend on the transfusion of red blood cells, platelets and plasma to stay alive – including those with cancer, leukemia, and victims of auto crashes and other traumas.  But blood and blood products can’t be manufactured. They can only come from volunteer blood donors who take an hour to attend a blood drive or visit a donor center.

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