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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.

CANCELLED - Elderly Floral Park Man with Cognitive Disorder Reported Missing by NCPD

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Israel Karpenstein, 72, was last seen on Friday, September 29, according to officials.

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NCPD are seeking Israel Karpenstein, 72, a missing adult from Floral Park.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

UPDATE - October 3, 2017 - Police report that Israel Karpenstein has been located.
 
Below is the original report.
 
Floral Park, NY - October 2, 2017 - Missing Persons Squad detectives are investigating a missing adult that occurred on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 9:29 am in Floral Park.
 
According to detectives, Israel Karpenstein, 72, was last seen leaving a Floral Park hotel operating a 2005 white Chrysler Town & Country minivan, N.Y. registration EYB9784 and headed for an unknown destination.
 
He is a male white, 5’9” tall with blue eyes and a bald head. He has a light complexion, large nose and large ears, wears a visible defibrillator and suffers from a cognitive disorder.
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding Israel’s whereabouts to call Missing Persons Squad at (516) 573-7347 or 911.