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"Fire Weather Watch" ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening. * Affected area...all of northeast New Jersey...all of southeast New York...and southern Connecticut excluding coastal sections east of Bridgeport. * Winds...southwest 15 to 20 mph with some gusts up to 25 mph. * Relative humidity...25 to 30 percent. * Timing...Monday afternoon and early evening. * Impacts...rapid fire spread if ignition occurs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for further updates regarding this potential. -- Sunday May.03 15,09:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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Suffolk Theater Owners, Bob & Dianne Castaldi Honored By NY State Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

Bob and Dianne Castaldi, owners of the historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, received the New York State Historic Preservation Award this morning, May 1st, 2015.

Celebrate Your Mom This Mother's Day by Taking Her to a Delicious Brunch!

Celebrate Mother's Day with your mom by taking her out to a delicious brunch!

Billy Joel Sells Out Nassau Coliseum’s Final Show in Less than Five Minutes

Tickets for Billy Joel in the final show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum have sold out in less than five minutes, generating one of the quickest selling concerts ever at the Coliseum. Tickets went on sale this ...

5th Annual All Kids Fair a Great Success

With its largest turnout ever, the popular All Kids Fair returned to the Melville Marriott for the fifth straight year on Sunday, April 26, 2015.

Driver Critically Injured, Passenger Killed in Shoreham Single-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that critically injured the driver and killed her passenger in Shoreham yesterday.

St. Francis Hospital Shares Heart-healthy Tips For Long Island Marathon Runners

With the 2015 Long Island Marathon just around the corner - marathon partner St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center, in Roslyn, is providing healthy running tips to all participants - whatever their pace - to stay ...

Suffolk SPCA Seeks Information on Dead Kittens in Ronkonkoma

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about 3 kittens that were found dead and decapitated in an industrial area in Ronkonkoma.

LongIsland.com's 2015 May Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Fairs Fireworks &

As the temperatures rise, the fun is really starting to heat up here on Long Island! Get the scoop on all the best fun happening across LI this May right here!

LI's Adorable Adoptables: 3 New Furry Friends Up for Adoption & The Scoop on a Pint-Sized Super Volunteer

Few things are cuter than kids and animals, but what about a kid who helps animals in need? This week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Anthony Grella, a fantastic 5 year old who is ...

NCPD Investigates Case of Auto Batteries Stolen from 84 School Buses in Oceanside

The Fourth Squad is reporting a Grand Larceny that occurred between April 9, 2015 and April 30, 2015 in Oceanside.

After a Two Year Search, Guardians of Rescue Unites Owner with Beloved Pet

With the help of Guardians of Rescue, a distraught pet owner was finally united with her lost dog after two long years of searching.

SCPD Investigating Case of Two People Found Dead in Mastic Beach Home

Suffolk County Police Homicide detectives are investigating an incident in which two people were found dead inside their Mastic Beach home.

NCPD Arson Bomb Squad Investigates Fuel Air Explosion in Elmont

The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating an incident that occurred on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:33 am in Elmont.

Hempstead Man Arrested as Fugitive After Evading Authorities on Kidnapping & Rape Charges

The Fugitive Squad reports the arrest of a male who was a Fugitive from Justice on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:15 am in Hempstead.

Taxi Driver Dies After Vehicle Strikes Oakdale Home

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash during which a taxi driver was pronounced dead after his vehicle struck a home in Oakdale this morning.

Woman Wanted for Shoplifting from Sayville Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a woman who stole several pieces of jewelry from a gift shop in Sayville.

Man Wanted for Stealing Sneakers from Selden Bob's Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole sneakers from a Selden store earlier this month.

Merrick Man Busted in NCPD & FBI Child Porn Sting

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Merrick man for disseminating indecent material to a minor which was reported on Tuesday, 11/18/14.

NCPD Announces 2015 Long Island Marathon Road Closures on May 2-3

The Nassau County Police Department advises the closure of the following roads on Saturday May 2nd, 2015, and Sunday May 3rd, for the Long Island Marathon Weekend.

Duo Arrested for Assaulting Woman in Green Acres Mall Parking Lot Over Parking Space Dispute

The Fourth Squad is investigating an Assault that occurred on Sunday April 26, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in Valley Stream.
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