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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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If you're from out of town, or simply looking to learn more about the local attractions on Long Island, then you'll never want to miss out on any of our Travel & Local Attractions articles. Filled with guides and pointers for traveling on Long Island, this section has everything you'll want to know about where to go on Long Island.

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.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Is the Best Way to Get to Barclays Center to See New York Islanders Play in 2nd Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Long Island Rail Road is providing frequent service to Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn and Barclays Center for fans planning on attending the next two New York Islanders games in the Stanley Cut Eastern Conference Semi-Finals tomorrow, Tuesday ...

LongIsland.com's 2016 May Family Fun Guide: Spring Celebrations, Fabulous 5ks, Warm Weather Fun & More!

Spring is in full swing, Long Island, and this May is packed with tons of unforgettable fun that you won't want to miss out on!

2016 LI Marathon Security Measures

In an effort to promote public safety, County Executive Mangano and Nassau County Police Department Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter have announced security measures for the 2016 Long Island Marathon.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Completion of Beach Renourishment Project at LI's Smith Point County Park

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete.

SCPD Advises Motorists of Traffic Congestion and Road Closures on April 29 to May 1

The First Precinct is advising motorists of the following community events that may cause traffic congestion and/or road closures.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announces $165K in Federal Funding For Stepping Stones Lighthouse in the Town of North Hempstead

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $165,000 in federal funding to the Stepping Stones Lighthouse: First Steps to Rehabilitation initiative in the Town of North Hempstead on Long Island.

LIRR Weekend Service to Greenport & North Fork Resumes Saturday, April 30

The Long Island Rail Road’s weekend service to Greenport and Long Island’s North Fork resumes Saturday, April 30 with trains running on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through November 27.

NYS DMV Reminds Motorcycle Owners to Renew Registration Before April 30 Deadline

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today reminded motorcycle owners and riders across the state to renew their motorcycle registration before they expire on April 30.

Take the MTA LIRR to Belmont Park For Thoroughbred Racing

Thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 29 as the racetrack’s 2016 Spring-Summer meeting gets underway. And once again, the Long Island Rail Road and New York Racing Association (NYRA) have joined together to provide ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Connect Kids to Parks Initiative to Inspire New Generation of Environmental Stewards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York State is launching the "Connect Kids to Parks" program to enhance educational and recreational opportunities for schoolchildren and help promote parks and historic places in every corner of the ...

Revised Train Schedules for Babylon, Montauk, W. Hempstead, Port Jeff, Far Rock, Long Beach, Hempstead & Oyster Bay Branches Over Next Two Weekends

Train schedules on the Babylon, Far Rockaway, Montauk, Port Jefferson, Far Rockaway, West Hempstead, Long Beach and Oyster Bay branches for the weekends of April 23-24 and April 30-May 1 are being adjusted to allow the Long ...

Hit Show American Pickers with Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz Looking For Leads on Long Island

Saint James & Sayville welcomed Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area in 2015, now the American Pickers are looking for more leads.

Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer Announce Expanded Sleep Apnea Screening For MTA Employees

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced the expansion of a successful sleep apnea testing program for MTA employees.

Governor Cuomo Announces 'No Empty Chair' Enforcement and Education Campaign to Keep Teen Drivers Safe on the Roads

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the “No Empty Chair” teen driving safety education and enforcement campaign to raise awareness of highway dangers during prom and graduation season.

Governor Cuomo Announces Five Percent Increase in State Park Attendance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced New York state parks, historic sites and campgrounds hosted another successful season, with 65.3 million estimated visits in 2015. Park attendance increased five percent from 2014 to 2015, and nearly 14 ...

Legislator Trotta Sponsors Legislation to Suspend Suffolk Red Light Camera Program

Trotta Cites 100% Increase in Traffic Accidents with Injuries in the 13th Legislative District

MTA LIRR Providing Extra Service for NY Islanders’ Playoff Games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

The New York Islanders have made it to the postseason once again, and MTA Long Island Rail Road is providing extra service to Barclays Center in Brooklyn to ensure you don’t miss any of the action. As ...

Patchogue Roads to Close for Donald Trump Rally

The Suffolk County Police Department is advising the public of road closures in the area around the rally.
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