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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut... northeast New Jersey and southeast New York...including the following areas...in southern Connecticut...northern Fairfield...northern Middlesex...northern New Haven...northern New London...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... western Passaic and western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx...Kings (Brooklyn)...New York (Manhattan)...northeastern Suffolk...northern Nassau...northern Queens...northern Westchester...northwestern Suffolk...Orange...Putnam... Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * From 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon * showers and thunderstorms will be moving into the region from the west early this evening and will overspread the region by late tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Friday morning and begin to taper off from west to east during Friday afternoon. There is the potential for periods of heavy rainfall this evening into Friday afternoon. * The axis of heaviest rain remains uncertain. However...at this time the heaviest rain is forecast to extend from northeastern New Jersey into the lower Hudson Valley...New York City...and southern Connecticut. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 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. -- Thursday Jul.28 16,08:00 PM

Serious Car Accident in Hicksville Under Investigation

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident that occurred at 11:00am on June 10, 2014 in Hicksville.

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Hicksville, NY - June 11th, 2014 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident that occurred at 11:00am on June 10, 2014 in Hicksville.

According to Detectives, the seventy-nine year old female victim parked her vehicle in the parking lot of the Plainview Shopping Center and attempted to cross South Oyster Bay Road from east to west. She crossed over the northbound traffic lanes but was struck in the southbound traffic lane by a 1998 Plymouth Voyager Van as the forty-three year old male driver attempted to stop.  The victim sustained a serious head injury and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her injury.  The van had a safety brake check on scene and was released to the driver. There is no criminality at this time and the investigation is ongoing.