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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday... The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 4 am to 7 am EST Friday. * Locations...western Long Island Sound including New Haven and Fairfield counties in southern Connecticut, Westchester, Bronx, northern Queens, northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties in New York. * Tidal departure...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides around the times of high tide. * Coastal flood impacts...there is a low threat of property damage. Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * Timing...around the times of high tide tonight. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bridgeport CT MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.9/ 9.4 1.6/ 2.0 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor Stamford CT MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.3/ 9.8 1.4/ 1.9 2.7/ 3.2 2-3 minor New Haven CT MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 8.4/ 8.9 1.7/ 2.2 2.7/ 3.2 2 minor Kings Point NY MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/06 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.6/ 2.0 2.8/ 3.4 2 none Old Field NY MLLW categories - minor 9.2 ft, moderate 10.2 ft, major 12.2 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.9 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.1/ 9.6 1.8/ 2.2 3.0/ 3.5 2-4 minor Glen Cove NY MLLW categories - minor 10.1 ft, moderate 11.1 ft, major 13.1 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.2 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 16/05 am 9.2/ 9.7 1.3/ 1.8 2.6/ 3.1 2-3 none -- Thursday Nov.15 18,09:04 AM

Buses Replace Trains at Hempstead and Country Life Press for Twelve Hours on Saturday, March 29

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Track Workers Prepare for Concrete Tie Installation Between Garden City and Hempstead.

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New York, NY - March 26, 2014 - On Saturday, March 29, buses will replace trains between Hempstead and Garden City for twelve hours. The substitution, which will last between approximately 1:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., is being made while track workers use the track between Garden City and Hempstead to prepare for concrete tie installation.

Customers should expect up to an additional 13 minutes travel time depending on destination.

Eastbound
Customers on trains scheduled to arrive at Country Life Press between 1:30 a.m. and 12:33 p.m., or at Hempstead between 1:34 a.m. and 12:37 p.m., will transfer to a bus or van at Garden City for transportation to their destination.

Westbound
Customers looking to board trains scheduled to depart Hempstead between 1:49 a.m. and 1:11 p.m., or trains scheduled to depart Country Life Press between 1:52 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., will instead board buses or vans to Garden City for connections to regularly scheduled westbound trains. Buses/vans will depart up to 13 minutes prior to the scheduled train departure times. To catch the buses, customers should arrive at Hempstead or Country Life Press 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled train departure time.

The following table shows the westbound bus schedule from Hempstead and Country Life Press.

Hempstead

 

Country Life Press

Normal Train Scheduled
Departure Time

Bus Scheduled Departure Time March 29, 2014

Normal Train Scheduled
Departure Time

Bus Scheduled Departure Time
March 29, 2014

1:49 AM

1:35 AM

1:52 AM

1:40 AM

4:30 AM

4:16 AM

4:33 AM

4:21 AM

6:11 AM

5:58 AM

6:15 AM

6:03 AM

7:11 AM

6:58 AM

7:15 AM

7:03 AM

8:11 AM

7:58 AM

8:15 AM

8:03 AM

9:11 AM

8:58 AM

9:15 AM

9:03 AM

10:11 AM

9:58 AM

10:15 AM

10:03 AM

11:11 AM

10:58 AM

11:15 AM

11:03 AM

12:11 PM

11:58 AM

12:15 PM

12:03 PM

1:11 PM

12:58 PM

1:15 PM

1:03 PM