Davis Park, Fire Island, Long Island after Hurricane Sandy - MOTU ; When The Levee Breaks

Weather Alert!
"COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON" ...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND LOCALIZED WASHOVERS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... ...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON... * LOCATIONS...Vulnerable coastal locales in Southwestern Suffolk, including the Atlantic Ocean beachfront. * TIMING...During the times of high tide until 4 PM EST this afternoon. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. Some roads and low lying properties including parking lots, parks, lawns, and homes and businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...The combination of elevated water levels and high surf along the ocean beachfront will result in significant beach erosion and areas of erosion to dune structures. Localized washovers are possible as well, resulting in some flooding of roadways and vulnerable structures behind protective dunes. Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News  |  School Closings
Dec 29, 2012 01:58 a.m.

Hurricane Sandy devastated NY's Long Island on Oct. 29, 2012. My home is in a barrier beach shore community called Davis Park. This community, along with its Fire Island neighbors, suffered unimaginable destruction from this storm. This video is a compilation of photos taken in Davis Park after the...

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