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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 16,06:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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First National Bagel Eating Contest to be Held Tomorrow in Huntington, New York

The National Bagel Association will hold its first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" tomorrow, February 7th in Huntington.

Green Vale Students Train with Richie Barshay Trio

The Green Vale School welcomed noted jazz percussionist Richie Barshay to campus on Thursday, January 28. Barshay held percussion-based workshops with grades 4-8, giving students the opportunity to learn globally-inspired jazz elements.

Multi-Agency Study Finds Sources of Fish Kills in the Peconic River

A collaborative study between the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) and researchers at Stony Brook and Cornell Universities has identified the multiple causes of three separate fish kills in ...

Trio Arrested for Vandalizing Businesses & Vehicles Across Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police have arrested three men in connection with damaging several businesses and vehicles in Huntington Village in November.

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 State Police DWI Enforcement During Super Bowl Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies statewide will crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend from Saturday, February 6 until midnight, February 8.

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 ...

Scam Alert: NCPD Advises Public of Telephone Callers Posing As the IRS

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from persons identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service.

Submissions For 19th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Open Now Through March 1st!

Nassau County Film Commissioner Debra Markowitz recently announced that Filmmaker submissions for the 2016 Long Island International Film Expo are now open!

Green Vale Students Perform 'Fiddler on the Roof'

Last month, the Green Vale 5th grade performed the classic play ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ – a formidable task due to its length.

2-1-1 Long Island Database: When You Need Help. Get Connected. Get Answers

Each year on Feb. 11 (2/11), United Way launches a statewide initiative 2-1-1 to educate communities about the valuable free, online directory of health and human services’ agencies and programs available in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Mangano Announces Nickerson Beach Cabana Lottery

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that registration for the 2016 Nickerson Beach Park Cabana Lottery will begin on Monday, February 29th and will run through Monday, April 25th.

The Empty Bowls Project Flourishes at Adelphi

Adelphi University makes bowls to fight hunger on Long Island.

Fly Casting Clinics and Instructional Courses at 2 LI State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that “Fly Casting Clinics” and instructional courses will be offered at two Long Island State Parks.

Assemblywoman Solages Honors Good Samaritan of the Month: Gina Burnett

Good Samaritan of the Month: Gina Burnett takes great pride in serving her community.

DEC Accepting Applications for Pheasant Release Program

The application period for the cooperative Day-Old Pheasant Chick Program to enhance opportunities for pheasant hunting in New York is now open, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

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.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Visits U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), visited the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point.

Mangano Announces Spring 2016 Lifeguard Instruction Course

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the schedule for the 2016 Spring Lifeguard Instruction Courses at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.
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