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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT this evening... * locations...western Long Island Sound. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the time of high tide this afternoon. * Impacts...minor flooding of vulnerable low lying areas. Splash over of northeast facing beaches such as Asharoken on Long Island. * Tidal departures...1 1/2 to 2 ft above astronomical tide levels. 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... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. .... ...............................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......545 PM...........9.8...........none...... Stamford CT.........518 PM...........9.6...........minor..... Bridgeport CT.......515 PM...........9.1...........minor..... -- Sunday Oct.04 15,07:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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Rain and Wind Cause Power Outage on LI while Hurricane Joaquin Tracks Further Out to Sea

Hurricane Joaquin continues to track away from LI, but a separate storm has already caused flooding and knocked the power out for some Long Islanders.

Four Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that four mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Storm Preparations

Governor Cuomo provided an update on the State’s preparation for severe weather related to Hurricane Joaquin.

First Company Pink Holding Second Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Fundraiser

For the second year in a row, First Company Pink will be holding their annual Pumpkin Patch Breast Cancer Festival Thursday, October 8th at 3:00PM on the lawn of the County Executive Office at 1550 Franklin Ave, ...

Islip Town Preparing For Hurricane Joaquin

Islip Town officials held a press conference to assure residents that the Town is ready to deal with a potential hit from Hurricane Joaquin and that officials have learned much after dealing with Superstorm Sandy and its ...

6th Annual Over 50 Fair Rate a Success Again

The Over 50 Fair once again had a successful run on September 27 at the Melville Marriott.

Impact from Joaquin Appears Less Likely, Flood Advisories Remain in Effect

More models show Hurricane Joaquin moving out to sea, but flooding is still possible on Long Island.

Woman Found Dead in Lake Grove Home, SCPD Investigating

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman was found killed in a home in Lake Grove yesterday.

House Fire in Islip Under Investigation, One Person Dead

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a person in Islip yesterday.

Snyder Family of Lindenhurst Awarded in the Fresh Air Fund's Annual Photo Contest

Lindenhurst residents, the Snyder family, celebrated the pure joys of summer with The Fresh Air Fund and were among the winners of The Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 Photo Contest!

FBI New York Facilitates Return of Stolen Painting to Oysterponds Historical Society, Seeks Public Assistance Locating Other Stolen Items

On September 29, 2015, FBI New York’s Art Crime Team returned the Bark Washington painting to the Oysterponds Historical Society in Orient, New York, after it was stolen more than 14 years ago.

Nassau Bar Association To Help US Citizenship Applicants at Free “Citizenship Interview Demonstration” October 22

Immigrants who are getting ready to take the final steps to become American citizens can receive some free assistance through the Nassau County Bar Association’s seminar, “US Citizenship Interview Demonstration,” on Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6 - ...

Long Islanders Gear Up For the 4th Annual Arts Alive LI Celebration to Help Boost the Local Economy

Long Island Arts Alliance and Bank of America are proud to announce Arts Alive LI 2015 – a unique collaborative initiative that aligns with regional priorities to help Long Island become culturally and economically richer, a more ...

Governor Cuomo Creates New Fellowship and Scholarship Programs to Honor the Life and Achievements of Carey Gabay

Governor Cuomo announced the creation of the “Carey Gabay Fellowship” and the “Carey Gabay Scholarship” to honor his life and work.

Leader of Oxycodone Ring Sentenced to 15 Years’ Imprisonment for His Leadership in Long Island Distribution

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, Cedric Moss, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by United States District Judge Joanna Seybert.

Nassau County SPCA: Prepare Now For Hurricane Joaquin

With Hurricane Joaquin strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean and possibly heading our way, it is time to start developing a Family & Pet Emergency Plan.

Mangano Announces That Nassau University Medical Center Goes Into High Gear For Hurricane Joaquin

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) President and Chief Executive Officer Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, in announcing the hospital is in full preparation for a possible hurricane heading toward the ...

Acting DA Singas Issues Tips to Avoid Scams Before, During and After Hurricane Joaquin

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas warned Long Islanders to be wary of unscrupulous businesses looking to take advantage of customers before, during and after a potential storm like Hurricane Joaquin, and issued tips to help ...

National Grid Prepared for Heavy Rains, Monitoring Hurricane Joaquin

With the heavy rainfall the area continues to experience over the last several days National Grid is closely monitoring our natural gas system.

PSEG Long Island Continues to Prep for Upcoming Weather

With rain and winds expected Thursday into Friday and Hurricane Joaquin heading to the Northeast, PSEG Long Island is completing its pre-storm preparation and preparing for possible outages.
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