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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 18,02:04 PM

Celebrate Memorial Day with a Boom: Local Fireworks Displays on the Island

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Celebrate Memorial Day by checking out some cool firework displays!

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Memorial Day Weekend is a time to honor the men and women who have served our country and it is one of the most popular celebration weekends of the year. It is the unofficial start to summer and many Long Islanders, along with the rest of the country enjoy celebrating all weekend long! 
 
Lots of people love to dress the part, too! Party goers enjoy wearing clothing with red, white and blue colors to signify the American Flag. While dressed up, they honor our country’s men and women in many popular ways, including air shows, festivals, commemoration ceremonies, barbecues, parades, fireworks and more!
 
A large amount of Memorial Day events are family-friendly and can be enjoyed by all ages. The weekend is jam packed with a ton of great happenings and some feature firework displays that can be enjoyed by the entire family!
 
The safest way to enjoy a spectacular firework show this Memorial Day Weekend is to leave the firework displays to the professionals, and check out these shows and celebrations across Long Island:
 
Saturday, May 23rd:

Memorial Day Fireworks Extravaganza & L.I. Ducks Game at the Bethpage Ballpark
3 Court House Drive, Central Islip, NY 11722
Saturday, May 23rd at 6:35 pm
Ticket prices vary
Enjoy a game of ball with the Long Island Ducks and the Camden Riversharks along with a Fireworks Extravaganza by Pyrotecnico!

Memorial Day Fireworks & Ceremony at North Hempstead Beach Park
West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
Saturday, May 23rd 6 PM - 10 PM
Parking fee $10
Enjoy a fireworks show followed by a commemoration ceremony to honor the men and women who have served our country!

 
All Weekend Long:

Brookhaven Fair at the Pennysaver Amphitheater
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
Friday, May 22nd - Sunday, May 24th at 12:00 pm
$8.00
Enjoy a ton of great rides, games, attractions, entertainment and fireworks which will begin Saturday evening after dusk! The fair will take place every weekend until June 14th, 2015. 

Will you be attending any of these firework displays? Share with us by commenting below!
 
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