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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this evening to midnight EDT tonight... * locations...coastal Connecticut west of Madison...coastal Westchester County...and coastal northwest Suffolk and northern Nassau...from Shoreham west to the Queens border. * Tidal departures...around 1 foot above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...widespread minor coastal flooding should occur around the times of high tide between 9 PM and midnight on tonight. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible around the times of high tide Friday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of some shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide. Most roads should remain passable... with only isolated closures. There is no significant threat to life...and 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/ngvd)................... Kings Point NY.....1057 PM........10.0-10.6..........minor..... Stamford CT........1104 PM.........9.8-10.4..........minor..... Bridgeport CT......1101 PM.........9.3-9.9...........minor..... New Haven CT.......1100 PM.........8.5-9.1...........minor..... Glen Cove NY.......1035 PM........10.1-10.7..........minor..... Old Field NY.......1102 PM.........9.1-9.7...........minor..... -- Thursday May.05 16,09:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





If you're actively involved in the community, or you care about local Long Island charities and causes, make sure to keep in the know with Long Island's Community articles. Focusing on issues that matter most to the local community at large, these articles provide you with information about the good works of local charities, as well as the issues that matter to Long Islanders most.

Missing Juvenile Alert: Emily Rojas Missing Since May 4, 2016

The Missing Person Squad is investigating a missing juvenile that occurred in North Bellmore on Wednesday, 05/04/16 at 10:45 A.M.

CANCELLED - Missing Juvenile Alert: Milton Valencia Missing Since May 2, 2016

The Missing Person Squad is investigating a Missing Juvenile that occurred on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6:00 am in Hempstead.

Free Prom Transportation to Prevent Unfit Driving

To keep teens and drivers safe this prom season, the Community Ambulance Company is implementing a prevention program to offer free prom and banquet transportation to those students from the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts.

Second Precinct Police Officer Joshua Parsons Receives the STOP-DWI Top Cop Award

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, County Executive Steve Bellone, Police Commissioner Timothy Sini, and representatives of Mothers Against Drunk Driving presided over the STOP-DWI TOP COP AWARD ceremony at the Suffolk County Police Academy.

ACLD Honoring Bruce Libman for Long-Term Support Efforts at 2016 ACLD Golf Outing

LI nonprofit agency, ACLD, has named Bruce Libman honoree for its annual Golf Outing scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2016.

GVS "Little Doctors" Learn about Donating Blood

In conjunction with The Green Vale School’s Annual Blood Drive, the New York Blood Center visited the school’s fifth grade to discuss the importance of donating blood.

Schumer and Girl Scout Leaders from NY Kick Off Centennial Celebration of the "Girl Scout Gold Award" at NYC Headquarters

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, alongside Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) CEO Anna Maria Chávez, leaders from New York’s seven Girl Scout councils, and Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from throughout New York, today kicked off ...

Mangano And League Of Yes Open New Ball Field For Special Needs Players

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined by Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Dennis Dunne, as well Chief Deputy County Executive Rob Walker, Kristine Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of League of YES ...

Local Letter Carriers and Island Harvest Team Up to “Stamp Out Hunger” on LI

Long Islanders encouraged to leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes on Saturday, May 14, 2016, as part of nation’s largest single-day food drive. Food collected locally will benefit Island Harvest Food Bank and 316,000 Long ...

Give Back to Long Island’s State Parks at I Love My Park Day on May 7!

It’s not too late to register to volunteer at a state park this Saturday for the fifth annual I Love My Park Day.

Preventing Bullying- Lets Let A Dog Show Us How It's Done

This is the story of Hobbes, an adorable 9 year old dachshund who was once the victim of severe domestic violence.

Suffolk County Offers Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS), the Town of Huntington and the Suffolk County SPCA will offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets on Sunday, May 15, 2016.

CANCELLED - Silver Alert Issued for Penelope Jasper and Dolores Jasper, Mastic Mother and Daughter Missing

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 56-year-old Mastic woman and her 84-year-old mother.

2nd Precinct Officers Joined Children at Dix Hills Ice Rink For a Fun-Filled Afternoon on Ice

On Friday, April 29, 2016, Second Precinct Community Liaison Officer, COPE officers and Community Support Unit officers joined local children from Huntington and Huntington Station at the Dix Hills Ice Rink for a fun filled afternoon on ...

Bay Street Theater Announces Artist Lineup For 5th Annual Spring Benefit on Monday, May 9

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the artist lineup for Curtain Up!, Bay Street's 5th Annual Spring Benefit honoring Ana R. Daniel at Joe's Pub in New York City ...

Happy Mother's Day from The Fresh Air Fund

Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate the women in our lives who take the time to care for us.

State Education Department to Develop Resources to Educate on Need for, Encourage Organ and Tissue Donation

The New York State Education Department announced today in conjunction with Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz that it will work with organizations that promote organ and tissue donation to ...

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Prevention is Better Than a Cure

The month of May is dedicated to spreading awareness of the prevalent, yet preventable illness, Lyme disease. Once the weather begins to warm, the threat of tick-borne illness escalates.

Community Donates 435 Pounds of Pet Food and Supplies for Suffolk County Leg. Robert Trotta’s Pet Food Drive on Behalf of Long Island Cares

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta is most appreciative of the support he received from the residents who donated to his pet food drive to benefit Baxter’s Pet Pantry at Long Island Cares.
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