Rain Closes 17 Beaches In Nassau County

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Seventeen beaches in Nassau County have been closed because of heavy rain.

The county health department said 13 of the county’s beaches on the North Shore of Long Island and four on the South Shore are closed Saturday as a precaution because of Friday’s rainfall.

Officials said storm water runoff can cause unhealthy bacteria levels. Recorded information on beach closing can be found at 516-227-9700.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

  • Moon Them

    And, those RIPTIDES will suck you into the middle of the Ocean and kill you. Many a young lives have been taken just like that. STAY AWAY from the Oceans.

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