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Storm Preparation Information

Nassau County, LIPA and National Grid prep for forecast thunderstorm and high winds.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch with the possibility of tornadoes for Thursday evening.

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has activated the County’s Non-Emergency Hotline. Residents with non-life threatening emergencies can call 888-684-4274 for assistance. All those with life threatening emergencies should call 911.

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and National Grid are also preparing for the potential impact, as heavy rain, strong winds, flooding and frequent lightning can cause widespread damage and result in extended customer outages.

LIPA and National Grid will have 430 linemen and 120 tree trimmers available to address any outages, a press release stated.

LIPA encourages customers to visit their Storm Center at http://www.lipower.org/stormcenter ot call 1-800-490-0075 if they are without power.

Chas Thompson July 27, 2012 at 12:59 AM
Freeport is a village, not a city. Long Beach and Glen Cove are the only cities.
Andrew Coen July 27, 2012 at 01:05 AM
@Susan- Freeport is actually a village and not a city, but you are correct about Long Beach and Glen Cove. Thanks as always for following Patch! - Andrew Coen Local Editor Wantagh-Seaford Patch
Susan July 27, 2012 at 01:29 AM
Actually it's an Incorporated Village which was what I thought but my husband, who always has to be right (like most men) insisted I was wrong. I will show him your comment as proof but I guarantee you that he will tell me that you are also wrong! lol.
B.K. July 27, 2012 at 03:11 PM
There's no difference between an incorporated village and a village, since all villages are incorporated. If it's not a incorporated village it's a hamlet administered by one of the three towns depending on geographical location.
Julia Richmond July 27, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Lynbrook and Malverne both have an OEM

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