Weather Alert(2)!
"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST tonight... * locations...Suffolk County in southeast New York...and southern Middlesex and southern New London counties in southeast Connecticut. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 20 to 30 inches. * Snowfall rates...2 to 4 inches per hour into this morning. * Winds...north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * quarter mile or less at times. * the lower 20s. * Timing...heaviest snow and strongest winds into this morning. * conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 7 am EST this morning... ...Coastal Flood Warning is canceled... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect until 7 am EST this morning. The coastal Flood Warning has been canceled. * Locations...North Shore of Long Island. * Tidal departures...1.5 -2.5 ft above the astronomical tide. * Timing...until 7 am this morning. * Coastal flooding impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads. * Beach erosion...3 to 5 ft waves and high storm tide may cause beach erosion along the north facing shorelines open to the Long Island Sound. A few exposed Waterfront structures may be damaged. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. -- Tuesday Jan.27 15,03:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

Nassau & Suffolk County Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers is a program that connects local police departments with the public and media to help find suspects and collect information that can lead to arrests. To help spread the word about crimes happening in your area, Crime Stoppers posts photos of offenders on both the Nassau County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers websites. Photos of suspects who committed recent crimes are posted on each site, as well as photos of Long Island’s Most Wanted criminals who have not yet been caught. By donating tips, time, and media space, the public and media have made the community a safer place by leading police to make over 500 arrests in Nassau County alone.

Crime Stoppers benefits both the caller and the community, as callers who provide tips are kept anonymous and can even earn money for their assistance if it leads to an arrest. In Nassau County, those who call Crime Stoppers can receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 for tips that lead to the arrest of an offender.  Those who tip off the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers can earn rewards of up to $5,000.

Nassau County’s Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477). Those with tips can also submit them online through the Confidential Web Tip Information System.

Suffolk County’s Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-220-TIPS (8477). Suffolk also offers an online tip submission site and texting tip submissions.  If you have a tip and would prefer to text, text “SCPD” to “CRIMES” (274637).


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