FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON CCA
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and
southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern
Connecticut, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern New
Haven, Northern New London, Southern Fairfield, Southern
Middlesex, Southern New Haven and Southern New London. In
northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern
Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex,
Western Passaic and Western Union. In southeast New York, Bronx,
Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeast Suffolk,
Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwest
Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland,
Southeast Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern
Westchester and Southwest Suffolk.
* From this evening through Tuesday afternoon.
* A rapidly developing low pressure system south of Long Island will
likely produce heavy rainfall across the region. Rainfall totals
of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.
Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times.
* Heavy rain may produce areas of flash flooding.
Prices Bend Beach Closed Due to High Bacterial Levels
Published: June 03 2014
Long Island News & PR
Copiague Harbor Beach also remains closed.
Eatons Neck, NY - June 2, 2014 - Prices Bend Beach in Eatons Neck is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacterial levels in excess of acceptable criteria:
Copiague Harbor Beach in Copiague remains closed
According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health James Tomarken, MD, MPH, bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat.
For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822, contact the Department's Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit the website at suffolkcountyny.gov/health.