"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 16,11:48 PM
Eleven People Arrested at Lindenhurst Sobriety Checkpoint
Published: July 06 2014
Long Island News & PR
Arrests occurred in front of Babylon Town Hall, Route 27, Lindenhurst on Saturday, July 5, 2014 after 11:30 p.m.
Lindenhurst, NY - July 6, 2014 - Suffolk County Police, New York State Police and Suffolk County Parks Police arrested 11 people and seized one vehicle during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in Lindenhurst.
Police officers from the Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement Team (SAFE-T), the New York State Police and Suffolk County Parks Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 27 in front of Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst. This operation was conducted for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while intoxicated, particularly during the July 4th holiday weekend. A total of 863 vehicles went through the checkpoint.
The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:
Matthew Ruberto, 40, of 667 Sullivan Trail, Long Pond, Pennsylvania
Steven Hernandez, 23, 19 Muncy Ave., West Babylon
Eugene Umhaber, 36, of 2552 Townhouse Circle, North Bellmore
Casey Wilson, 25, of 6 Brown Ave., Hempstead
Rocio Taveras, 27, of 645 North Lewis Ave., Lindenhurst
Michael Milo, 29, of 466 South Broadway, Lindenhurst
Cory Booth, 26, of 31 West Grand Ave., Lindenhurst
Samantha Difulco, 19, of 244 South 7th St., Lindenhurst
Andres Vaca, 28, of 305 28th St. Lindenhurst
Eric Baumann, 24, of 316 South Strong St., Lindenhurst
The following person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs:
Philip Marino, 19, of 60 Kunigunda Place, Islip Terrace
The above individuals will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 6.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.