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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Northwestern Suffolk, Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Queens and Northern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM Tuesday to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Minor 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. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is still uncertainty on when the peak surge arrives. This forecast is based on a worst case scenario, with a 2-3 ft surge coming in at the time of high tide Tuesday Night. If the surge peaks earlier, then water levels and inundation will be less than forecast.

Several Nassau County Beaches Remain Closed to Bathing after Storm Water Runoff

Heavy rainfall amounts from earlier this week has left several Nassau County beaches closed for precautionary measures. Check here for the latest of what remains closed.

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The Nassau County Department of Health announced today that 10 county beaches continue to remain closed to bathing. This follows after an announcement yesterday that 19 of its beaches would be closed as a precautionary measure after heavy rainfall amounts.

Storm water runoff impacts the quality of water, creating elevated bacteria levels. Water may be contaminated with bacteria such as enterococci, which can cause gastrointestinal illness.

Nassau County North Shore beaches that continue to remain closed to bathing include:

  • Centre Island Sound
  • Creek Club
  • Lattingtown Beach
  • Laurel Hollow Beach
  • Piping Rock Beach Club
  • Prybil Beach
  • Ransom Beach
  • Roosevelt Beach
  • Soundside Beach
  • Stehli Beach

The five South Shore beaches closed to bathing yesterday have reopened.

Updates on beach closing and openings are recorded and available by calling (516) 227-9700.

[Source: Nassau County Department of Health]