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.
Suffolk County SPCA Hosts Live Reptile Training Class
Published: November 07 2013
Long Island News & PR
The Suffolk County SPCA will be hosting a live dangerous reptile handling class on Friday November 8th and Saturday November 9th at the Bayport Fire Dept. Headquarters, 251 Snedecor Ave., Bayport, NY.
Bayport, NY - November 7th, 2013 - The Suffolk County SPCA will be hosting a live dangerous reptile handling class on Friday November 8th and Saturday November 9th at the Bayport Fire Dept. Headquarters, 251 Snedecor Ave., Bayport, NY.
Roy Gross, Chief of the SPCA said that the training is necessary because of the recent influx of dangerous and illegal reptiles on Long Island. Gross said that a renowned Herpetologist will be conducting the training with his assistants.
Along with SCSPCA officers at the training will be personnel from Suffolk County Police Emergency Services, New York State Environmental Conservation Police and Fish and Wildlife.