Lifeguards: Rip currents still a concern on Long Island beaches

Tropical Storm Arthur may have already passed through Long Island, but rip currents left in its wake still remain a concern. While the rip current

While the rip current risk dropped from high

While the rip current risk dropped from high to moderate on Sunday, lifeguards are still urging swimmers to use caution.

ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK - Tropical Storm Arthur may have already passed through Long Island, but rip currents left in its wake still remain a concern.

While the rip current risk dropped from high to moderate on Sunday, lifeguards are still urging swimmers to use caution.

Beaches are expected to remain crowded as temperatures on Long Island will be in the mid-80s today.  

The Nassau County Department of Health is also reporting that county beaches are currently open except for Biltmore Beach in Massapequa. It remains closed due to elevated levels of bacteria.

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