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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to 3 PM EST this afternoon... * locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...around the times of high tide. * 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 today... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1206 PM........9.6-10.1.........None..... Stamford CT.........1225 PM........9.3-9.8..........minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1222 PM........8.5-9.0..........minor.... New Haven CT........1219 PM........8.1-8.6..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1218 PM........9.8-10.2.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1224 PM........9.7-10.2.........Minor.... -- Wednesday Feb.10 16,07:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





Raising a family in New York has its own set of advantages and trials, and our Family & Parenting section can help to provide you with tips and tricks from other local Long Island parents. From keeping the kids quiet on long car rides, to the best recreation spots, we've got you covered with insights on the topics that matter most to parents.

Spouting Syrupy Sweetness: 2016 Maple Sugaring Events on Long Island

Learn all about the process of maple sugaring, and satisfy your sweet tooth, at one of these Long Island events!

Cupid's Corner: Long Island Valentine's Day 2016 Events for Kids

Valentine's Day isn't just a holiday for adults, it's for kids too!

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional State Actions to Combat and Address Zika

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the New York State Department of Health to expand the free Zika virus testing program for all pregnant women who have traveled to areas where the infection is ongoing, regardless of ...

Open Your Heart and Home to a Fresh Air Child This Valentine's Day

Make this Valentine’s Day extra special for your family and give them the gift of friendship with a Fresh Air child!

Mangano: President's Week Crafts And Activities At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will host President’s Week Crafts and Activities from Saturday, February 13th through Saturday, February 20th at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve.

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Advanced Testing for Symptomatic Individuals Who Have Traveled to Countries Impacted By Zika Virus

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Department of Health will offer advanced lab testing for individuals with symptoms who have traveled to areas where Zika virus infection is ongoing.

EAC Network In-Home Caregiver Services to Expand to Long Beach Area

EAC Network’s Senior Respite program is expanding its in-home caregiver services to Long Beach and the surrounding areas of Island Park, Oceanside, and East Rockaway.

The 19th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count: Birding Events & Where to Go Bird Watching on Long Island

It’s time to get out those binoculars, do your part and count the different birds you encounter on L.I.!

Governor Cuomo, Joined By Vice President Biden, Kicks Off "Strong Families, Strong New York" Campaign to Pass Paid Family Leave in New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joseph Biden, today kicked off the “Strong Families, Strong New York” campaign to push for passage of the Governor’s paid family leave proposal in New York State.

LongIsland.com’s 2016 February Family Fun Guide: Super Bowl Parties, Romantic Valentine’s Dinners, Black History Month, and More!

This short month is filled to the brim with parties, dinners, programs, and fun activities!

Anti-Valentine's Day: Ways for Singles to Have Fun on February 14th

Whether you are single or just find Valentine's Day to be an antiquated holiday, there is fun to be had without mushy cards or flowers.

CDC Issues Zika Virus Travel Alert

CDC has issued a travel alert for people traveling to regions and countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, ...

Leg. McCaffrey Returns to Forest Avenue School as Community Reader

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently served as the community reader in Ms. Caffey’s first grade class at Forest Avenue Elementary School.

DEC Announces Free Fishing Clinics Across New York State, Weekend of Feb.13-14

A series of free ice fishing clinics are scheduled across New York State to educate people about the unique sport and how to safely enjoy time on the ice, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) ...

Long Island State Parks Celebrate Black History Month

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that the Long Island State Park Region will be hosting two interactive programs as well as cultural displays in celebration of Black ...

Molloy College Entrepreneur Got His Start at William Floyd

Bobby Lenahan, 20, a William Floyd High School graduate Class of 2013 and current Molloy College student, is helping to revolutionize intravenous treatment for children through his invention, the “IV Hero,” a sleeve that covers an intravenous ...

6th Annual All Kids Fair to Feature Adiel Torres and Fun Opportunities

The popular All Kids Fair continues to entertain families across Long Island. This year’s event, its sixth, will take place on Sunday, April 10 at the Melville Marriott.

Cleanup Underway As Long Islanders Dig Out From Winter Storm Jonas

Take a peek at what Monday morning will have in store for Long Islanders after immense snowfall this weekend.

Fun Ways To Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Football

Escape the Super Bowl Sunday madness by attending one of these great events, or participating in one of these non-football related activities!

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve: Upcoming Events

Caumsett State Historic Park in Lloyd’s Neck, Huntington will be offering the following interpretative programs during the 2016 winter season.
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