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Coastal Flood Statement issued December 13 at 5:33PM EST until December 14 at 2:00PM EST by NWS Upton NY * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Southwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk and Northeastern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...During the times of high tide Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking surf of 9 to 13 ft along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront will cause significant beach flooding and erosion during the times of high tide Saturday into Saturday Night. Scattered areas of dune erosion and localized washovers are possible during the times of high tide Saturday morning into afternoon.

Mangano Reminds Residents Of Warmbed Emergency Winter Shelter Program

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With snow and frigid temperatures approaching Long Island, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED.

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Nassau County, NY - February 3rd, 2014 - With snow and frigid temperatures approaching Long Island, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, is active. The Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline operates 7 days a week and runs through March 31st, 2014. If winter conditions persist beyond March 31st, the program will continue until warmer weather arrives.
 
Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday thru Thursday, and Friday from 6:00 p.m. thru Monday at 8:00 a.m., employees from WARMBED and the Department of Social Services (DSS) make appropriate referrals and provide shelter placement. Once placed, the staff at DSS and the Office of Housing and Community Development contact those who are homeless in order to access resources for permanent housing. County Executive Mangano also urges Nassau’s homeless veterans to take advantage of the WARMBED program, where they will be assisted by the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency.
 
Nassau County Evening Homeless Hotline (WARMBED): 
1-866-927-6233 (1-866-WARMBED)
 
Emergency Numbers

Department of Social Services (516) 227-8519: After office hours (516) 573-8626
Long Island Crisis Counseling & Referral Center Hotline (516) 679-1111 
Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline (516) 542-0404 
Nassau University Medical Center (516) 572-0123