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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 am to 6 PM EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 3 am to 6 PM EST Monday. * Locations...Suffolk County. * Hazard types...heavy snow and wind. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with 30 to 35 mph gusts. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Timing...snow develops late tonight...and then the heaviest snow will fall from the Monday morning commute through Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and a heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Blowing and drifting of snow with near blizzard conditions are expected due to strong winds. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 am to 1 PM EST Monday. A coastal Flood Advisory has also been issued from 10 PM Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. * Locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for Monday morning and night high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. 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 Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Monday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM.......10.0-10.5..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.2-9.7...........minor.... -- Sunday Feb.07 16,08:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Maintaining your health is something that is important to everyone, and with the medical advances that are made, it seems as though there are new ways to improve your health & wellness each and every day. Long Island Health & Wellness articles will give you the scoop on the important health issues you'll want to know about, as well as topics of specific interest to Long Islanders.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets During Winter Storm Lexi

Don't forget about your pet's welfare and safety during Winter Storm Lexi!

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 ...

Bellone Invites Residents to Healthcare Careers Recruitment Drive

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites residents interested in healthcare careers to a recruitment drive Thursday Feb. 11, 2016.

Governor Cuomo Unveils New Tool to Guide New Yorkers to Addiction Treatment

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a new web-based service that will help connect New Yorkers struggling with addiction to treatment.

American Heart Association of LI Selects Linda Armyn, SVP, Bethpage, as its First Female Chair for 2016 Long Island Heart Walk

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Initiates Employee Wellness Program & Earns AHA Gold Status Recognition.

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.

Mangano Commemorates 11th National Wear Red Day In Nassau County

Nassau County residents join their counterparts across Long Island this Friday, February 5th, to focus attention on and raise funds to fight the nation’s number one killer of women: cardiovascular disease.

Schumer Urges 3-Point Federal Plan to Contain Zika Outbreak & Build Firewall to Prevent It From Spreading

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today pushed a three-point federal plan aimed at containing the Zika virus outbreak that has already affected thirty people in the United States, including at least five in New York.

Mangano And Hannon To Host Free Overdose Prevention Seminar In Hempstead

To help save lives and combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and New York State Senator Kemp Hannon will host a free Overdose Prevention Seminar on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. ...

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.

Mangano And Health Officials Warn Of Zika Virus

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein, Nassau University Medical Center President/CEO Dr. Vic Politi, infectious disease experts and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley today cautioned residents of the effects of the ...

It's Legal: First Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Riverhead, Long Island

Columbia Care opened the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Suffolk County on the afternoon of January 29th, 2016.

William Floyd Nurses Attend School Asthma Management Plan Announcement

Jacki O’Donnell, the William Floyd School District lead nurse, along with Teresa Ergul, Moriches Elementary School Nurse, participated in U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement held at SUNY Farmingdale regarding the School Asthma Management Plan Act.

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, ...

Legislator Spencer Encourages Residents to Give the Gift of Life this Winter

In the spirit of January being National Blood Donor Month, Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. urges residents to make the commitment to give blood at one of the upcoming drives in our community.

Suffolk County Community College: 2016 Tobacco Control Champion

The Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island and Northwell Health’s Center for Tobacco Control presented Suffolk County Community College’s Dr. Christopher Adams with the Tobacco Control Champion Award for 2016 for spearheading Suffolk's college-wide tobacco-free policy that ...

Mangano And Kopel To Host Free Overdose Prevention Seminar In Five Towns

To help save lives and combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Howard J. Kopel will host a free Overdose Prevention Seminar on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7 p.m. at ...

Schumer Demands Navy & Northrop Grumman Stop Stonewalling and Provide Drinking Water Data to Affected LI Water Districts

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman to immediately share data from their monitoring wells with all affected Long Island Water Districts. Schumer is urging the Navy and Northrop Grumman ...

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 ...

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.
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