Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut
**Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down**
* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- Tropical Storm Warning cancelled for New York City boroughs, Eastern
Essex, Eastern Union and Hudson Counties.
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Northeastern Suffolk,
Northern Nassau, Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk,
Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau,
Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Westchester,
and Southwestern Suffolk
* STORM INFORMATION:
- About 20 miles northwest of New York City NY or about 120 miles
west of Montauk Point NY
- 41.0N 74.2W
- Storm Intensity 40 mph
- Movement North or 5 degrees at 17 mph
Tropical Storm Fay, located west of NYC, will continue to weaken as
it lifts north of the Tri-state overnight. The remaining threats are
for gusty winds tonight and dangerous surf conditions into
* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Life-threatening rip currents are expected for all people entering
the surf zone.
Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean
beachfront are possible during the times of high tide tonight through
Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable
coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and
Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and
Gardiners Bay during times of high tide tonight.
Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across.
Remain well sheltered from hazardous wind having limited impacts.
If realized, these impacts include:
- Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- A few large tree limbs broken off. A few trees shallow rooted
trees uprooted. Some roadway signs blown over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.
Elsewhere across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and
Southern Connecticut, little to no impact is anticipated.
Strongs Neck Beach Closes to Bathing
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Published: June 22 2014
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Copiague Harbor Beach Remains Closed
Update - June 25, 2014 - The beach closure issued Friday, June 20th for Grantland Beach in Strongs Neck has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality be suitable for bathing.
Strongs Neck, NY - June 21, 2014 - Grantland Beach in Strongs 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.