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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

Four Arrested for Grand Larceny in Nassau, Police Seeking a Fifth

Four men were arrested for stealing from a clothing donation bin outside a Nassau Mall on Tuesday, November 12.

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Officers from Nassau County’s Seventh Precinct arrested four individuals in Massapequa for Grand Larceny early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 4:40 AM, officers observed Seventh Precinct Officers observed 19 –year-old Juan A. Zarzuela of Amityville, 18-year-old Josue Rivera and Edenilson Rivera of Lindenhurst, and 23-year-old Julio Cesar-Erazo-Gonzalez (whose address is unknown) removing clothing from a donation bin located in the parking lot of the Sunrise Mall.

The four young men put the stolen clothing into a Dodge van and attempted to leave the lot when officers stopped them, and placed the group under arrest. All four have been charged with Grand Larceny in the fourth degree; Zarzuela and Josue Rivera were also charged with Possession of Burglar Tools. An arraignment was scheduled for today at the First District Court in Hempstead.

In an unrelated incident, the Nassau County Police Department is now seeking the public’s help in finding a Grand Larceny suspect in connection to a theft which took place on April 26 of this year. The subject, pictured above, stole a Bank of America debit card from the Stop & Shop grocery store at 177 Forest Avenue in Glen Cove, then made several purchases on the card at the same store. He then left the location by unknown means.

Crime Stoppers is asking for anyone who can identify the person or who has information relevant to the case to call their hotline (1-800-244-TIPS) or the Glen Cove police (516-676-1002).

[Source: Nassau County Police Department]