Low-lying communities across Long Island brace for blizzard, flooding

Low-lying communities are braced for possible flooding as snow falls on Long Island The Venetian Shores section of Lindenhurst has had a long history of flooding during heavy rains. Many of the homes

News 12 Staff

Jan 3, 2014, 3:55 AM

Updated 3,815 days ago

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Low-lying communities are braced for possible flooding as snow falls on Long Island

The Venetian Shores section of Lindenhurst has had a long history of flooding during heavy rains. Many of the homes in the area are still under construction after suffering damage from Superstorm Sandy.

A number of residents had to raise their homes 10-15 feet.

Officials expect snow totals to be 5-10 inches in western Long Island, with 6-12 inches east of Route 111.



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