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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.

BREAKING: Jericho Turnpike Closed After Suspicious Package Found at Commack Hand Car Wash

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According to eye witness reports, Jericho Turnpike has been shut down between Indian Head Road and Commack Road after a suspicious package was found at a local car wash.

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Update: 12:30 PM: According to the Commack Patch, the potential threat was determined to be a fake bomb, which was addressed to "The President of America". It was found in a car brought in to the Commack Hand Car Wash, and once the owner was made aware of its presence, he alerted the proper authorities. After a member of SCPD investigated the bomb further, it was determined to be a fake device, used by a local training agency. Although police are still looking into the origins of this fake, the situation has been neutralized. If more details become available, an update will be provided.

Commack, NY - According to eyewitness reports, and a Broadcastify.com Police Radio report, Jericho Turnpike in Commack has been closed between Indian Head Road and Commack Road, after a "suspicious package" was found at the Commack Hand Car Wash, located at 2207 Jericho Turnpike in Commack.

According to Broadcastify, which provides live audio feeds of local police radio frequencies, as of about 10:30 AM this morning, the Suffolk County Police Department has setting up a perimeter around the area, because the box contains what looks to be grenades, and wires.

As this story continues to develop, we will provide you with up to date details.

If you're local to the area, and would like to share any photos and/or information about this breaking story, please email us at News@LongIsland.com.

[Source: Broadcastify.com, Commack Patch]