Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Northwest Suffolk (NYZ078) New York Issued by the National Weather Service


Coastal Flood Warning Coastal Flood Warning - Northwest Suffolk (New York)

Updated:01/22/2017 4:35pm
Effective:01/22/2017 4:35pm
Expires:01/23/2017 10:00pm

Areas affected: Northern Nassau; Northwest Suffolk; Southern Westchester
Instructions: A coastal flood warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property.

Message summary: ...widespread minor to moderate coastal flooding monday evening...
...widespread dune erosion and localized washovers for the atlantic ocean beachfront monday into tuesday...
...coastal flood warning in effect from 5 pm to 11 pm est monday...
...coastal flood advisory is cancelled...
The national weather service in upton has issued a coastal flood warning...which is in effect from 5 pm to 11 pm est monday. The coastal flood advisory has been cancelled.
* locations...low lying areas along western long island sound.
* tidal departures...3 1/2 to 4 1/2 ft above astronomical tides in the evening.
* timing...moderate coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide...between 5 pm and 11 pm.
* impacts...potential for widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. Road closures may be needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed along the immediate shoreline.
* beach erosion...elevated water levels in combination with 3 to 5 ft of surf are expected to cause beach erosion and splashover along the shoreline monday evening.
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High Wind Warning High Wind Warning - Northwest Suffolk (New York)

Updated:01/22/2017 3:42pm
Effective:01/22/2017 3:42pm
Expires:01/24/2017 1:00am

Areas affected: Bronx; Kings (Brooklyn); New York (Manhattan); Northeast Suffolk; Northern Nassau; Northern Queens; Northwest Suffolk; Richmond (Staten Is.); Southeast Suffolk; Southern Nassau; Southern Queens; Southern Westchester; Southwest Suffolk
Instructions: A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

Message summary: ...strong east winds late tonight into monday night...
...high wind warning remains in effect from 1 am monday to 1 am est tuesday...
* winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph.
* timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak monday. The strongest winds are expected monday afternoon and evening.
* high wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges.
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