Weather Alert(2)!
"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to noon EST Sunday. * Locations...Metro New York City and New Jersey and Long Island. * Hazard types...potentially dangerous windchills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...as low as 20 to 25 below due to temperatures of 5 above to 5 degrees below zero...and northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves. , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016 ...Dangerously cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Friday Feb.12 16,01:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Crime Report: Lindenhurst Man Holds Two Women against Their Will for Prostitution; Police Search for Grand Larceny Suspect

Local News, Crime

A teen and a woman were held against their will; a woman stole a pocketbook and attempted to use a credit card.

Lindenhurst Man Holds Two Women against Their Will for Prostitution
A Lindenhurst man was arrested on Tuesday after police issued a search warrant for his home on North Green Avenue and found two women being held against their will and forced into prostitution.

Andy Gayot, 35, has been taken into custody. The Suffolk County Police Department, along with the Suffolk County Probation Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, arrested Gayot. A 15-year-old who had run away from home was one of the victims found at the defendant’s home. A 21-year-old woman was the other victim found at the residence.

Gayot is facing several charges, including Compelling Prostitution, Promoting Prostitution, Rape in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Sex Act in the 3rd Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree. Gayot was arraigned on Wednesday.

[Source: Suffolk County Police Department]

Police Search for Grand Larceny Suspect
Nassau County Police are searching for a woman who stole a pocketbook and attempted to use the victim’s credit card. The suspect (pictured) was caught on security camera attempting to use the credit card at an ATM.

The suspect, who is female, stole the pocketbook while at a Stop and Shop in Woodbury. Less than ten minutes after stealing the pocketbook, the suspect attempted to use the card at an ATM machine at a Chase Bank in Syosset.

The suspect is wanted for Grand Larceny. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS (8477), all calls will be kept anonymous.

[Source: Nassau County Police Department]

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