Weather Alert  

Coastal Flood Statement issued March 21 at 4:10PM EDT expiring March 22 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Upton NY * LOCATIONS...Vulnerable coastal locales along the south shore of Suffolk County, and along Peconic and Gardiners Bay. * TIDAL DEPARTURE...Localized minor coastal flooding with tidal departures around 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides tonight, and 1 to 1 1/2 ft on Friday morning. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking waves will result in beach erosion with only minor damage possible to dune structures during the times of high tide. * TIMING...During the times of high tide tonight and Friday.

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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.