Weather Alert(2)!
"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County on Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow...strong winds...and blowing and drifting snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches. * Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times this morning into the early afternoon...then gradually taper off late this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Near blizzard conditions are expected...especially out on The Forks and on Fishers Island. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Warning in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Warning...which is in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon. The coastal Flood Advisory is no longer in effect. * Locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...moderate coastal flooding expected for this morning high tide cycles...and minor for tonight. * Coastal flood impacts...widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide and/or wave action this morning. Several Road closures are needed. Isolated structural damage may be observed. This type of event is covered by a coastal Flood Warning. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......11.3-11.8..........moderate. Glen Cove NY........1048 am.......11.2-11.7..........moderate. Old Field NY........1050 am........9.5-10.0..........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Kings Point NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.0-9.5...........minor.... Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. -- Monday Feb.08 16,11:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Update: Arrest Made in Melville Hit-and-Run Crash

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Suffolk County Police made an arrest after a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Melville.

Update - June 25, 2014 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Floral Park man last night for a hit-and-run crash that killed an 85-year-old pedestrian, Robert Hosking, in Melville on June 20. Following an investigation by Vehicular Crime Unit detectives, Harvinder Hothi was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Incident Without Reporting Involving a Fatality. Hothi, 45, of 87-26 Little Neck Parkway is being held at the Second Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
 
Update - June 22, 2014 - Robert Hosking, the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on Route 110 in Melville, died this morning from injuries sustained in the crash. The investigation is continuing.
 
Below is the original release.
 
Melville, NY - June 21st, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian in Melville last evening.
 
Robert Hosking, 85, was struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound on Route 110 whose driver fled the scene at 8:50 p.m. The vehicle was described as green in color with damage to the passenger side front end, side view mirror and windshield.
 
Hosking, of Melville, was transported via Melville Rescue to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where he is being treated for internal injuries and multiple fractures.
 
Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed or has information about the crash to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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