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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.

The Annual Preventing Destructive Decisions Forum hosted by the Kings Park School District and Kings Park in the kNOw

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The event will be held at the William T. Rogers Middle School at 97 Old Dock Road in Kings Park.

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Kings Park, NY - February 24, 2015 - The Kings Park School District, in conjunction with Kings Park in the kNOw, will host its annual preventing destructive decisions forum on March 4 at 7:00 pm. The event will be held at the William T. Rogers Middle School at 97 Old Dock Road in Kings Park.

Kings Park resident, Linda Ventura, whose son graduated from Kings Park High School and died at age 21 from his addiction to heroin, will be one of the featured speakers.

Kym Laube, executive director of HUGS, is a leading expert in addiction prevention will address underage drinking and how it relates to addiction, including opiates and heroin.

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta, a retired 25-year Suffolk County Police Detective who was assigned to the FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force for over 10 years, will give an overview of the County’s Social Host Law and the State’s 911 Good Samaritan Law.

There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers.

For more information, please contact Kim at 631-544-9247