It sounds like Sunday around 10am will bring the worst of the flooding. That’s high tide (10:07am, to be precisely). The tropical storm could still linger for a few days after that. Let’s blame this all on high water temperature down south.
For those of you who are on Facebook, L.I. Weather Guy is a good place to follow: www.facebook.com/liweatherguy/?fref=ts
For something a lot more local to Long Beach; lots of great updates coming from here: LB Community Organizations Active in Disasters – LB COAD
(An old photoshop, but somewhat relevant.)