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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

NWS Predicts Another 3-5 Inches of Snow Possible for LI

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As if we haven't had enough of the white stuff already, with record snowfall levels of 33.5 inches from Nemo in some areas of the Island, the National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of ...

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As if we haven’t had enough of the white stuff already, with record snowfall levels of 33.5 inches from Nemo in some areas of the Island, the National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of an additional three to five inches of snow for our area on Wednesday.

After a daytime high near 40 and chance of precipitation at 30 percent tomorrow, snow is expected mainly between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. With clouds, low temperatures around 32 and east winds at 5 to 15 mph, new snow accumulations of three to five inches are possible.

The NWS reports that atmospheric disturbances out of the south will help to strengthen a surface low over the Gulf states tonight, which will head northeast and push off the mid-Atlantic coast Wednesday night.

The low tracks well south and east of Long Island, keeping the storm farther out to sea, translating to about one to two inches less in snowfall than originally predicted for the event and making this an advisory level rather than warning level storm.

Snowfall of three to five inches is predicted across the Island and CT, and two to four inches is predicted for northeast NJ and much of NYC.

A weak low will again move across the Great Lakes on Thursday, swinging in a cold front that will lie north of our area. At this point, experts are predicting only light snow, if any, will fall across the Island on Saturday and Sunday.

The NWS advises that keeping informed is one of the best ways to prepare as they continue to closely track the storm.

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