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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 2 am EDT Saturday. * Locations...along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 feet above astronomical tide heights. * Timing...around the times of high tide between 10 PM and 2 am tonight. * 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. 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).................... Kings Point NY.....1147 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Stamford CT........1155 PM......10.1-10.5...........minor.... Bridgeport CT......1152 PM........9.4-9.8...........minor.... New Haven CT.......1151 PM........8.8-9.2...........minor.... Glen Cove NY.......1125 PM......10.3-10.7...........minor.... Old Field NY.......1153 PM........9.3-9.7...........minor.... -- Friday May.06 16,09:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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Tee Up for a Great Cause at Junior League of Long Island’s Golf Fundraiser at Harbor Links

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Highlighting a spring of incredible progress for Long Island’s hometown soccer club, the Rough Riders are proud to announce the hiring of Gerry Lucey after last week’s publication of the PDL affiliation with New York City FC.

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William Floyd Middle School Art Students Create Food Pantry Mural

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Mangano Honors Women Trailblazers Who Served In Military During WWII, Korea, Gulf War, Afghanistan And Iraq

On the heels of the military announcing plans to recruit women for combat roles, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency (VSA) today honored nine women veterans and an active duty ...

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Suffolk Community College Women's Softball on a Winning Streak

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Mangano Announces 2016 Nassau County H.S. Athletics Hall Of Fame Inductees

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Suffolk County Offers Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour on Saturday, May 7, 2016

On Saturday, May 7 residents will be given a unique chance to tour a modern wastewater treatment plant in Suffolk County.

Missing Juvenile Alert: Emily Rojas Missing Since May 4, 2016

The Missing Person Squad is investigating a missing juvenile that occurred in North Bellmore on Wednesday, 05/04/16 at 10:45 A.M.

CANCELLED - Missing Juvenile Alert: Milton Valencia Missing Since May 2, 2016

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Free Prom Transportation to Prevent Unfit Driving

To keep teens and drivers safe this prom season, the Community Ambulance Company is implementing a prevention program to offer free prom and banquet transportation to those students from the Bayport, Connetquot and Sayville School Districts.

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Firefighters Assemble in Albany to Address Legislative Concerns

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Second Precinct Police Officer Joshua Parsons Receives the STOP-DWI Top Cop Award

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Governor Cuomo Announces Legislative Reforms to Improve Child Care Program Safety

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is advancing legislation to bring more aggressive enforcement tools, tougher penalties and greater transparency to the oversight of child care programs throughout the state.

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