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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. -- Friday Jan.30 15,12:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Plainview Hospital: Please Help Rebuild Long Island's Blood Supply

Winter Storm Juno Cancels Record Number of Blood Drives, More than 3,000 Units Lost This Week.

PSEG Long Island Announces February 2015 Power Supply Charge

February’s Power Supply Charge Down 1.3 Percent from January.

SCPD Crime Alert: Information Sought About Yaphank Pedestrian Hit & Run

SCPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver of an SUV that struck a pedestrian and fled the scene in Yaphank last week.

Copiague Woman Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Plow

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a woman in Copiague last evening.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Killing Victim in Botched Mugging

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for attempted murder and robbery that occurred in Hempstead on Saturday, 01/03/15 at 10:00 P.M.

Queens Woman Arrested for Cashing Forged Checks at Nassau Banks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens woman for possessing forged instruments that occurred in Island Park and Oceanside on Thursday, 01/29/15 at 1:00 P.M. and 1:45 P.M., respectively.

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.
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