"Flash Flood Watch"
...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through
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
Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk...
southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and
* 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.
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
Published: June 11 2014
Long Island News & PR
The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident that occurred at 11:00am on June 10, 2014 in Hicksville.
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.