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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County on Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow...strong winds...and blowing and drifting snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches. * Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times this morning into the early afternoon...then gradually taper off late this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Near blizzard conditions are expected...especially out on The Forks and on Fishers Island. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Warning in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Warning...which is in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon. The coastal Flood Advisory is no longer in effect. * Locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding expected for this morning high tide cycles...and minor for tonight. * Coastal flood impacts...widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide and/or wave action this morning. Several Road closures are needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed. This type of event is covered by a coastal Flood Warning. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......11.3-11.8..........moderate. Glen Cove NY........1048 am.......11.2-11.7..........moderate. Old Field NY........1050 am........9.5-10.0..........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Kings Point NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.0-9.5...........minor.... Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. -- Monday Feb.08 16,11:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Central Islip Parents Arrested for Leaving Children Home Alone for Six Days

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Suffolk County Police have arrested the parents of four children who left them home alone for six days in Central Islip.

Central Islip, NY - February 13th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police have arrested the parents of four children who left them home alone for six days in Central Islip.
 
Third Precinct officers were notified by officials from the Central Islip Public Schools after school officials became aware that the parents had left the children without food or heat at the home, located at 28 Dow St. An investigation by Third Precinct Crime Section officers determined the parents, Tulio and Maria Ayala, went to stay at a nearby hotel while the children, ages 15, 13, 8, and 4, were left unsupervised from February 7 to February 12.
 
Tulio Ayala, 34, and Maria Ayala, 31, were arrested and charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. Both are scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
 
The children, who were not injured, were released to a family member.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
 
Incident:         Parents Arrested for Leaving Children Home Alone for Six Days
Location:        28 Dow St., Central Islip
Date:               February 12, 2014

 

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