WADING RIVER, N.Y. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men missing in the Long Island Sound off New York.
Coast Guard officials received a report at 3:30 p.m. Saturday of three men who slipped into the water while fishing in Wading River on the North Shore of Long Island.
One of the men was able to grab a rock and pull himself onto the shore, but the other two are missing.
Local police and fire officials are assisting the Coast Guard in the search.
All of Long Island’s beaches will be closed to swimmers on Sunday in anticipation of strong rip currents associated with Tropical Storm Hermine (her-MEEN)
A tropical storm warning was issued for New York City, Long Island and parts of Westchester County on Saturday.