Weather: Strong Wind and Rain Late Today Into Tomorrow

Strong wind gusts and rain are expected late today, Friday, October 29 into tonight as a low-pressure system approaches from the west. A secondary low develops over the area on Saturday, October 30, and brings a second round of rain, especially for eastern sections late Saturday and Saturday evening. 

Coastal Flood Advisories are in effect for parts of the south shore of Long Island for this afternoon and this evening, and for tomorrow morning's high tide.
According to the National Weather Service:
 Peak Winds In Advisory Areas: E 20-30 mph with gusts to 50 mph
 Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. A few uprooted trees are possible due to recent rainfall and a saturated ground.
 Coastal Flood Impacts: One foot of inundation in vulnerable areas within the advisory area near the waterfront and shoreline during high tide.
 Rain Impacts: 1 to 1.5 inches of rain may result in minor urban flooding, and some fast responding small streams approaching minor flood thresholds.
 Wind Advisory: This afternoon into tonight for New York City, Long Island, and coastal sections of Southern Connecticut.
 Coastal Flood Advisory: This afternoon / this evening and early Saturday morning.
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