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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




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Tech Startup Companies Invited to Pitch, Saturday Afternoon at Adelphi

Pitch Island, the latest Technology Island initiative, will be held at the Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center on April 30th from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DEC Issues Guidance to Homeowners to Avoid Problems With Bears

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today issued guidance on how to prevent negative encounters with black bears. Nearly all negative bear encounters in New York are the result of hungry bears being attracted ...

Rauch Foundation Releases Latest Long Island Index Report; Are We better Off Then We Were A Year Ago?

New report examines economic growth, housing, and other important factors affecting the Long Island region.

Rep. Rice Announces FY 2016 Homeland Security Grant Funding Opportunities

Nearly $77M allocated to New York State and more than $178M to NYC-area for terrorism prevention, preparedness and response activities.

Suffolk's Mandia on The Hill to Speak About Climate Change

Suffolk County Community College Professor of Physical Sciences Scott Mandia, of Miller Place, recently met with U.S. Representative Lee Zeldi in Washington, D.C. as part of the 2016 Climate Science Day on The Hill.

Gloria Gaynor Accepts Invite from 10 Year Old Farmingdale Student for School Breast Cancer Campaign

Farmingdale 10-year-old gets help from Gloria Gaynor on "Pink-Out" Fundraising Day inspired by mom's breast cancer battle.

Port Jefferson Powers Up Lawsuit on LIPA Tax Challenge

Port Jefferson Village Mayor Margot J Garant authorized the filing of a lawsuit to block LIPA’s attempts to appeal the property tax assessment of the Port Jefferson Power Plant.

Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Labor Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect ...

NYS Parks Opens $1.3 Million Sensory Garden at Planting Fields Arboretum State Park

A new $1.3 million Sensory Garden and Entrance Pavilion at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay is now open, the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced today.

School Buses Recalled for Steering Issue and Propane Fuel Leak

School buses are supposed to offer children a safe way to travel, but there are recalls out for some popular school buses for steering and propane fuel leak issues.

Two Arrested in Freeport for Illegal Fireworks, Explosive Devices

Duo had 124 cases of consumer grade of fireworks, 60 pieces of commercial grade explosives, and 34 pieces of illegal explosive

Cereal Boxes: There’s More to the Box than You Think, Study Finds

Do you or the kids have the urge to buy each time you walk down the cereal aisle? There's something to the eye gaze of the characters on cereal boxes, according to a study.

Long Island Ducks & Long Island Cares Announce 2014 Food Drive Schedule at Bethpage Ballpark

Long Island Cares, Inc. and the Long Island Ducks announce series of food drives to raise awareness of hunger during the 2014 season.

The New HTC One (M8) – Should it be Your Next Phone?

A sturdy build, pleasing aesthetic, and impressive performance make the One a tempting choice for smartphone buyers.

Governor Cuomo Announces Support From More Than 150 Local Elected Officials in Push to Cut Property Taxes

Governor Joined in Albany by County Executives from Long Island, Mid-Hudson, and Capital District Regions to Call for Property Tax Relief.

Mangano: Model Train Show To Benefit Nassau Hurricane Recovery Fund

Nassau County Executive Mangano & Trainville Hobby Depot will host their 4th Annual Model Train Show on March 29th & 30th from 11 AM - 4 PM at the Bethpage Senior Community Center.

57 Summonses, 5 Trucks Placed Out of Service During Commercial Truck Checkpoint

The checkpoint was on the Long Island Expressway at the Truck Inspection Site near Exit 66.

Man Arrested for Grand Larceny after Purchasing Gift Cards with Stolen Credit Card Information

Credit information was stolen during recent Target data breach.

A Compelling Case for Smartphones in Every Classroom

In a world where technology is increasingly being integrated into everything we do, the breach between traditional learning settings the integration of technology into classrooms must be closed.
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