Flooding traps partygoers in Amityville

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AMITYVILLE -

The nasty nor'easter continued to cause chaos in coastal communities across Long Island Friday.

Officials say more than 90 people were trapped by water while celebrating a Sweet 16 at the Unqua Yacht Club.

It happened after high tide rolled in and flooded out the area Friday night.

The fire department had to be called in to evacuate the guests.

"All of a sudden we come out at 11 p.m. notice there's two feet of water in front of the hall. We thought last night would be brunt of storm but apparently not," says Kenneth Wing.

Not far from that Yacht Club, a driver got stuck in his car thanks to the rising tide on Riverside Avenue in Amityville.

The fire department was also able to pull him to safety.

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