UPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued an urban flood advisory for most of Long Island.
It says heavy rain had ended around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.
According to Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/SdlUR9 ), the weather service warned that "residual minor flooding of urban, low-lying and poor drainage areas" could cause problems for the morning commute.
The weather service urged drivers to avoid roadways with standing water.
The advisory is in effect until 8:30 a.m. A flood watch is in effect until noon.
Nassau County police issued a travel advisory for the south service road of the Long island Expressway. They say the road is closed between Searingtown Road and Shelter Rock Road due to flooding.
Information from: Newsday, http://www.newsday.com