Christian Abbatecola - LongIsland.com Columnist

Weather Alert  

Coastal Flood Statement issued December 13 at 3:17AM EST until December 14 at 2:00PM EST by NWS Upton NY * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northern Nassau and Northwestern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...During the times of high tide Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.

Christian Abbatecola is a staff writer for LongIsland.com and has previously written for other publications including Best Buy Mobile Magazine. A life-long techie, he regularly keeps track of advancements in new technologies and developments in the mobile world; he also takes an interest in a variety of other topics ranging from sports and local news to national and international affairs. Christian can be reached at ChrisA@LongIsland.com.