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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.

Teen Injured in East Farmingdale Shooting

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Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in which an 18-year-old woman was struck by a stray bullet last night.

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East Farmingdale, NY - December 31st, 2014 -  Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in which an 18-year-old woman was struck by a stray bullet last night.

Approximately 150 people were attending a party that was being hosted by local DJs at Theater 294 in East Farmingdale when an altercation erupted in the rear parking lot of the establishment at approximately 11:55 p.m. Several gunshots were fired during the fight and a female bystander was struck in the right thigh by a bullet.

The woman was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where she is listed in good condition.

Police have not made any arrests and this incident is still under investigation. Detectives are asking anyone with any information about this crime to contact the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.