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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory in effect until 11 am EST this morning... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog advisory, which is in effect until 11 am EST this morning. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less. * Timing...until 11 a.M. * Impacts...hazardous driving conditions due to reduce visibility. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. 12 , "Special Statement" ...Areas of dense fog tonight... South winds continue to transport unusually mild and moist air north across the area as high pressure moves out to sea. Areas of fog will continue developing and become locally dense, restricting visibilities to 1/4 mile or less mainly from New York City north and east across southern Connecticut and Long Island. This fog is forecast to persist through Saturday morning. Motorists should be alert while driving into rapidly reduced visibilities. Remember to slow down, use your low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Gc 955 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017 ...Areas of dense fog tonight... South winds continue to transport unusually mild and moist air north across the area as high pressure moves out to sea. Areas of fog will continue developing and become locally dense, restricting visibilities to 1/4 mile or less mainly from New York City north and east across southern Connecticut and Long Island. This fog is forecast to persist through Saturday morning. Motorists should be alert while driving into rapidly reduced visibilities. Remember to slow down, use your low beam headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. Gc -- Saturday Feb.25 17,01:36 AM

Murder Victim Family to Join Suffolk County Legislators to Push 911 Change on Long Island Today at 11am

Legislators, EMTs, Fire Dept Officials and NYS Tourism Association to push for easier 911 access in hotels.

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Hauppauge, NY - June 12, 2014 -  Suffolk County Legislators  Robert Trotta and Steve Stern along with John Tsunis, Chairman of the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association will join the father of the slain woman whose 9-year-old daughter was unable to dial 911 from a hotel room, resulting in the woman's death. The young girl did not know that it was necessary to dial 9 first.
 
The press conference will take place Today,Thursday June 12, 2014 at 11am at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook. They will call for hotels across Suffolk County and New York State to eliminate the necessity to dial 9 before dialing 911.  
 
Hank Hunt, the father of a Kari Hunt Dunn, the woman murdered in a hotel room, will be urging the passing of “Kari’s Law” in Suffolk County today at the news conference along with local fire department officials  and EMT’S that handle emergency calls in the community .
 
New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association is encouraging  hotels and motels to switch their phone systems for the purpose of the health, safety and well-being of guests. The Holiday Inn Express of Stony Brook is changing to a new 911 phone friendly system.
 
WHEN: Today, Thursday June 12, 2014
TIME:  11:00 am
WHERE:  Holiday Inn Express of Stony Brook  3131 Nesconset Highway Setauket.