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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Dense fog advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind watch is no longer in effect. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds are expected across Long Island...and especially in areas with eastern exposure. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. 911 am EST sun Jan 22 2017 The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:00 AM

Passenger Killed, Driver Critically Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a passenger and critically injured the driver last evening.

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Huntington, NY - January 18th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a passenger and critically injured the driver last evening.
 
Fermin Estevez was driving a 2003 Acura southbound on Pidgeon Hill Road when his vehicle crossed into the northbound lane and struck a 2013 Toyota minivan, driven by Anthony Depalo at 8:20 p.m.
 
Coles Jacquet, 30, of Huntington Station, a passenger in the Acura, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Estevez, 23, of Greenlawn, was transported via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital and is listed in critical condition with head injuries.
 
Depalo, 34, of Huntington Station, his wife, Sharon, 34, and their three children, a 5-year-old male, a 3-year-old male, and a 6-month-old female, were transported via Huntington Community First Aid Squad to Huntington Hospital. Depalo and his children were treated and released. His wife was treated for minor injuries.
 
The vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
 
Incident:         Passenger Killed, Driver Critically Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash
Location:        Pidgeon Hill Road and Windham Drive, South Huntington
Date/Time:     Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:20 p.m.