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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.

SCPD: Bicyclist Killed in Central Islip Motor Vehicle Crash

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A bicyclist was pronounced dead on the scene after being struck by a vehicle at night.

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Central Islip, NY - September 4, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist in Central Islip last night.
 
Marlon Santos, 27, of Central Islip, was struck by a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero that was travelling northbound on Joshuas Path in Central Islip last night at 10:14 p.m. The victim of the crash was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. The driver of the vehicle, Diana Gallardo, 53, of Coram, remained at the scene and was uninjured.
 
The investigation is continuing and detectives are looking for additional vehicles that may have also been involved in the crash. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.