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"Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday. * Locations...southeast New York...northeast New Jersey and southern Connecticut. * Hazards...strong winds. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 45 to 50 mph. * Timing...tonight into Saturday afternoon. * Impacts...the strong winds may down some tree limbs and power lines...and make driving high profile vehicles difficult...especially on elevated roadways and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. , "Special Statement" An area of snow is quickly approaching Long Island from the south. An additional inch or two is possible through 9 am. Anyone traveling this morning will need to exercise extreme caution as roads and untreated surfaces will become quite slippery. -- Friday Jan.30 15,07:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Governor Cuomo Highlights Dramatic Reduction in DMV Wait Times

Wait Times Average 30 Minutes at State-Run Offices, Down from 72 Minutes in 2013.

Two Men Arrested for Dix Hills Gas Station Robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for robbing a gas station in Dix Hills early this morning.

10th Annual Act of Kindness

Port Jefferson Middle School Talent Show to Benefit Friends of Karen.

Up to Two More Inches of Snow Expected for Long Island by Friday Morning

Right on the heels of Winter Storm Juno, Long Island's Blizzard of 2015, the National Weather Service is predicting additional snowfall of 1 - 2 inches for Long Island Thursday night into Friday morning.

Islip Town Council Reminds Residents of Town Snow Codes

Islip Town Council Reminds Residents of Town Snow Codes.

2014 Marks the Second Best Year for Safe Hunting in New York

New York's Sportsman Education Program is a Key Factor.

Bay Street Theater Announces Latin Night Concert

Bay Street Theater Announces Latin Night Concert on March 7th.

Legislator Spencer Encourages Support for Foundation that Fosters Children to a Better Future

The Joseph Toles Foundation will hosting their CELEBRATION of HOPE, tomorrow evening, Thursday, January 29th from 6pm-10pm.

Duo Wanted for Mugging Snow Shoveler in Elmont

Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Monday, January 27, 2015 at 5:30 pm in Elmont.

NCPD Crime Alert: Jericho Gas Station Attendant Murdered

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in Jericho on Wednesday, 01/28/15 at 9:10 P.M.

Duo Wanted for Burglarizing Melville Home

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the people responsible for burglarizing a residence in Melville.

Glen Cove Father Arrested for Driving Drunk with 2 Year Old Daughter in Car

Second Precinct officers report the arrest of a Glen Cove man for Driving While Intoxicated on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:50 pm in Jericho.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Neil Young, Led Zeppelin Music, Ballroom Dance Fun & Other Performances

Feeling cabin fever from all the snow? Check out the hot spots for end-of-the-week entertainment!

Delicious Yet Affordable: Must-Eat Long Island Restaurant Lunch Specials

Hungry and on a budget? Then head to one of these Long Island restaurants with scrumptious, yet affordable, lunch specials!

Cat Owners Should “Beat the Heat” Before Spring With the Kent Animal Shelter’s Spay/neuter Campaign

Sponsored by PetSmart Charities®, “Beat the Heat” provides $20 spay surgeries for female cats.

Dunkin' Donuts Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Awards $5,000 to Support Long Island Cares Humanitarian Center in Huntington

Dunkin' Donuts Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation Awards $5,000 to Support Long Island Cares Humanitarian Center in Huntington.

Crowley Scholarships Further Educational Opportunities for Three SUNY Maritime College Cadets

Crowley Scholarships Further Educational Opportunities for Three SUNY Maritime College Cadets.

Suffolk Community College’s Kevin Foley Wins 400th Game

SCCC Women’s Basketball Head Coach and Athletic Director Kevin Foley, of Blue Point, earned his 400th career win last week.

DEC Adopts Most Stringent Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regulations in the Nation

LNG to Become Available to Fuel Trucks, Potentially Reducing Diesel Emissions.
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