Sandra Stelmach - 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.

Sandi Stelmach is currently a 3rd year student at Stony Brook University, studying Journalism. She has lived on Long Island her whole life, and is fluent in Polish, as well as French. She has a true passion for writing, and takes pride in being thorough and informative in her articles. Sandi can be reached at