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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday... The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday. * Locations...western Long Island Sound including New Haven and Fairfield counties in southern Connecticut, Westchester, Bronx, northern Queens, northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties in New York. * Tidal departure...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides around the times of high tide. * Coastal flood impacts...there is a low threat of property damage. Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * Timing...around the times of high tide tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bridgeport CT MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.9/ 9.4 1.6/ 2.0 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor Stamford CT MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.3/ 9.8 1.4/ 1.9 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor New Haven CT MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.4/ 8.9 1.7/ 2.2 2.7/ 3.2 2 minor Kings Point NY MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/06 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.6/ 2.0 2.8/ 3.4 2 none Old Field NY MLLW categories - minor 9.2 ft, moderate 10.2 ft, major 12.2 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.9 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.1/ 9.6 1.8/ 2.2 3.0/ 3.5 2-4 minor Glen Cove NY MLLW categories - minor 10.1 ft, moderate 11.1 ft, major 13.1 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.2 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.2/ 9.7 1.3/ 1.8 2.6/ 3.1 2-3 none -- Thursday Nov.15 18,01:19 PM

Get Your Fresh Fruits & Veggies from a Local Farmers Market!

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Check out the upcoming farmers markets that are being held all across the Island from now until November!

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Fruits and vegetables are an important part of your nutrition and lucky for us, they taste delicious too! Instead of going to a local grocery store for your weekly supply, why not head to a seasonal farmers market for an even fresher collection of goods? Farmers markets are quite popular on Long Island and take place in both Nassau and Suffolk counties, offering fresh foods to all residents! 
 
With the fresh produce you can buy at farmers markets, you can create tasty and healthy dishes that the entire family can enjoy. Not only do these markets have fruits and vegetables but they also sell other food items such as soup stocks, honey, dairy products, pickles, pastas, olive oil, wines, Artisan breads, tomatoes, chicken, pork, ravioli and much more! As for the non-food items, you can purchase flowers and plants for your garden too! Even get your pups some fresh dog treats! 
 
Check out Long Island’s upcoming farmers markets and stock up on some fresh foods for this Spring and Summer!
 
Nassau:
  • Seaford: Saturdays through November 21st, 7AM - 12PM
  • Rockville Centre: Sundays through November 22nd, 7AM - 12 PM
  • Garden City: Tuesdays June 2nd through November 24th, 7AM - 1 PM
  • Roslyn: Wednesdays June 3rd through November 25th, 7AM - 1PM
  • New Hyde Park: Saturdays June 6th through November 28th, 8AM - 1PM
Suffolk:
  • Islip: Saturdays through November 21st, 7AM - 12PM
  • Huntington: Sundays through November 22nd, 7AM - 12PM
  • Babylon Village: Sundays June 7th through November 22nd, 8AM - 1PM
  • Patchogue: Fridays July 10th through November 6th, 8AM - 1PM
East End:

 

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