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In planning downtown’s future, how should Riverhead deal with flooding? Town turns to Army Corps of Engineers for answers

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The Army Corps of Engineers gave a preliminary presentation to town officials and planners earlier this month on flooding possibilities and ways to deal with them.

Update: Elsa floods roads, downs trees in Riverhead — tropical storm warning remains in effect

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Soaking rains followed by gusty winds felled trees and power lines around Riverhead, as Tropical Storm Elsa passed through the region.

Storm causes significant coastal flooding in Riverhead

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Floodwaters inundated downtown Riverhead and coastal sections ot Aquebogue and Jamesport Saturday.

Moderate flooding, little wind damage from nor’easter, officials say

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Riverhead escaped largely unscathed from yesterday’s nor’easter. "Thank God it wasn't snow," Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. Things were pretty quiet across...

Approaching nor’easter causes downtown flooding, with worst storm conditions expected this evening

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The nor-easter moving toward Long Island already caused significant flooding in downtown Riverhead during this morning’s high tide — even though the rain had not yet begun.

Town-wide state of emergency, travel ban tonight, as NWS ramps up snow total and wind speed predictions

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Riverhead will have a town-wide state of emergency and travel ban tonight, as NWS ups snow totals and wind speed predictions for East End.

Weather advisories posted for high winds, minor coastal flooding and frost

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Wind, coastal flood and frost advisories issued for Suffolk County Nov. 2. A gale warning is also in effect for eastern L.I. Sound.
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