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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED ...COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED SUNDAY INTO MONDAY... The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect until 3 PM EST this afternoon. The Coastal Flood Warning has been cancelled. * LOCATIONS...Southwestern Suffolk. * TIMING...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 3 PM EST this afternoon. For the Coastal Flood Watch, from Monday morning through Monday afternoon. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level is possible in low lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways with the high tide cycle today, and up to 2 feet of inundation is likely with the high tide cycle during the day on Monday. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...The combination of elevated water levels and high surf along the ocean beachfront should also result in significant beach erosion and localized splashovers around the times of high tide.

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If a reporter is interested in your story, help him/her promptly! (Remember, reporters are on strict deadlines.) Here are some additional tips: * Never mislead a reporter! * If you don't know something, admit it. ...

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If a reporter is interested in your story, help him/her promptly! (Remember, reporters are on strict deadlines.)

Here are some additional tips:

* Never mislead a reporter!

* If you don't know something, admit it. You can always call back with the information.

* Remember to keep in touch with your contacts.

* If for some reason you can not answer a question, say so. The reporter will appreciate your honesty.

* Always be prepared.

* Finally, keep your promises. Call back when you say you will.