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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.

Police: Three Suspects Snatch Victim's Cell Phone, Fire Gunshot in Air when Chased

All three suspects then fled on foot; there were no injuries reported, officials report

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Artist's rendering of a suspect in a Robbery that occurred in Uniondale.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Uniondale, NY - November 19, 2018 - The Third Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, November 8,  2018 at 10:50 P.M. in Uniondale.
According to detectives, the 21 year old female victim was walking north on Warren Street and was approached by 3 suspects. One of the suspects asked the victim for her cellphone. After the victim refused, the suspect physically removed the cellphone from the victims hand and fled. The victim chased the suspect a short distance where he eventually stopped, displayed a firearm and shot 1 round into the air. The suspect then threw the victims cellphone to the ground. All three suspects then fled on foot, southbound on Warren Street. There were no injuries reported.
The suspects are described as follows: 1 male with a gray mask, dark clothing, approximately 5’7’’ tall, a second male wearing a blue mask and dark clothing, he is approximately 6’0” tall. The third suspect is a female black, approximately 20 years of age. She has dark hair that she wore in a bun.
Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.