Daily Updates Tropical Storm Hermine

The track and severity of storms can change at a moments notice. Stay up-to-date on the latest information and resources available covering Hermine:

National Hurricane Center

National Weather Service

Regional Updates

Sept. 6, 2016

Tropical Storm warning dropped for Suffolk Countybut residents should still be aware of dangerous rip tides as the winds continue to gust throughout the Island.

Sept. 5, 2016 

Rip Currents, Flooding Remain a Concern 

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone reports after receiving an updated weather forecast from the National Weather Service, Suffolk County has lifted the voluntary evacuation on Fire Island. While the National Hurricane Center still has a tropical storm warning in effect for the coast from Fire Island Inlet to Port Jefferson Harbor, the storm surge warning has been lifted. Emergency management personnel will continue to monitor the storm due to possible chance of minor flooding for immediate shoreline communities and low-lying areas during Monday’s high tide.

Nassau, County Executive Edward P. Mangano issued a Storm Surge Warning for residents living in flood prone areas and Tropical Storm Warning for all residents. National Weather Service models indicate that flooding – similar to Hurricane Irene – will likely occur on Monday at high tide, Mangano said, possibly resulting in 2 to 4 feet of flood waters.

Suffolk County Lifts Fire Island Evacuation order as Storm Threat Eases

Suffolk County officials have lifted Fire Island evacuation calls after Hermine changed course Monday, though a tropical storm warning still remains in effect for Suffolk County. Officials said in a release Monday morning that the county had avoided the worst and predictions had now shifted towards minimal damage. Storm surges of 1 to 2 feet are still possible during high tides, officials said.

Windy Along the Coast Today as Post-Tropical Storm Hermine meanders well Southeast of Montauk Point Long Island.

Tropical Storm Warning Continue ONLY for Eastern Areas

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Sept. 4, 2106 

American Red Cross is ready to shelter anyone who must evacuate Fire Island.

Red Cross Shelter: Nassau Community College
1 Education Drive, Garden City

 Sept. 3, 2016

PSEG Long Island Ready to Respond to Impact of Tropical Storm Hermine

With Tropical Storm Hermine headed up the East Coast, PSEG Long Island continues to monitor the track and potential impact that the storm will have on Long Island and the Rockaways. The utility is ready to respond and has more than 1,500 line and tree personnel on Long Island to serve its customers.

Sept. 2, 2016

PSEG Long Island Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

PSEG Long Island is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Hermine and the possibility it could impact our service territory this weekend and into early next week. The storm could bring the potential for heavy rain and strong winds as it sweeps up the east coast and possibly lingers into next week.

American Red Cross on Long Island Updates: A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for our area. Hermine is tracking North East, with its path not yet entirely clear. A little to the South or North could have a large impact on wind, rain and potential flooding. However, since Hermine seems to stall once it hits the Atlantic, any impact will be prolonged, possibly through Tuesday or Wednesday.

Start of storm: Winds will gradually pick up Saturday, with heaviest impact of storm from Sunday 2AM to Monday 2AM.

Winds: Possible winds during height of storm currently estimated 15-35 mph with gusts, highest along the Southern coast.

Coastal Impacts: Potential for Moderate to Major flooding during high tides on Sunday (Around 10 AM and 10 PM depending on location). Due to the rotation of winds, this will resemble a moderate to potentially strong North Easter. Greatest impact of flooding will therefore be in the back bays of Nassau County, South & North Shores, and Suffolk Peconic Bay. Nassau County low-lying areas (like Freeport) could see 2-4 feet above nominal high tide, Suffolk 1-3 feet. Some beach erosion along South Shore likely.

Rain: Will be determined by final track of storm, since the bands cut off sharply. If storm tracks closer, heavy rainfall could occur. If further away, possibly none.

Stay informed, and stay safe.

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