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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this afternoon... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * portions of southern Connecticut...northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...southern Fairfield...southern Middlesex...southern New Haven and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey...eastern Bergen...eastern Essex... eastern Passaic...eastern Union...Hudson...western Bergen... western Essex and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northwestern Suffolk...Richmond (staten island)...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * Through this afternoon * a band of intensifying showers and isolated thunderstorms across eastern Pennsylvania will track across the area this morning...exiting eastern Long Island and southeast Connecticut by late morning or early afternoon. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are possible...with localized higher amounts possible. The main threat is flash flooding of low lying...poor drainage...and urbanized areas. Smaller flashier streams may also flood. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. -- Friday Jul.29 16,03:36 AM

Carle Place Doughnut Store Evacuated for Carbon Monoxide

A Nassau County Ambulance Medical Technician discovered high levels of carbon monoxide in a Dunkin Donuts.

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Carle Place, NY - May 30, 2014 - The Public Information Office reports the details of an incident that occurred at 3:54 am on May 30, 2014 in Carle Place.
 
A Nassau County Ambulance Medical Technician wearing a personal carbon monoxide detector entered the Dunkin Donuts at 200 Glen Cove Road for a cup of coffee. The device alerted the technician of the high level prompting him to escort the employees out of the building and to contact emergency personnel. The Carle Place Fire Department responded and confirmed the high level at 35 parts per million. The investigation revealed the failure of a vent in one of the ovens as cause for the high level of carbon monoxide. No injuries were reported.