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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 9 am to 1 PM EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 9 am to 1 PM EST Tuesday. * Locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight and Tuesday morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and Tuesday mornings high tide cycles. Additional minor coastal flooding is possible for Tuesday night and Wednesday mornings high tide cycles. * 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 tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM.......10.1-10.6..........minor.... Stamford CT.........1119 PM........9.8-10.3..........minor... Bridgeport CT.......1116 PM........9.1-9.6...........minor.... New Haven CT........1112 PM........8.2-8.7...........none..... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.8-10.3..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........8.8-9.3...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for Tuesday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1119 am.......10.2-10.8.........Moderate. Stamford CT.........1138 am.......10.1-10.7.........Minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1135 am........9.5-10.1.........Minor.... New Haven CT........1131 am........8.6-9.2..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1132 am.......10.3-10.9.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1137 am........9.2-9.8..........minor.... , "Special Statement" Light to moderate snow will continue this evening...with isolated areas of moderate to heavy snow possible at times. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible in any snow bands that do move across the area. Motorist should be on the lookout for slippery roadways and reduced visibilities with any heavy snow...and should use caution while driving. Maloit 754 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 Light to moderate snow will continue this evening...with isolated areas of moderate to heavy snow possible at times. An additional 1 to 2 inches of snow is possible in any snow bands that do move across the area. Motorist should be on the lookout for slippery roadways and reduced visibilities with any heavy snow...and should use caution while driving. Maloit 602 PM EST Mon Feb 8 2016 Light snow will continue into this evening with additional minor accumulations of 1 to 3 tenths of an inch possible. There is a chance of light snow late this evening..into late tonight with little additional accumulations. Hazardous travel conditions can be expected through this evening with reduced visibilities and light snow accumulation. -- Monday Feb.08 16,08:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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