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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... ...Dense fog advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday. The dense fog advisory has been cancelled. The high wind watch is no longer in effect. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. The strongest winds are expected across Long Island...and especially in areas with eastern exposure. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Storm Warning" The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. 911 am EST sun Jan 22 2017 The combination of low level moisture and light winds have resulted in areas of fog across the tri-state area. Visibilities have fallen to a mile, with some isolated locations falling to a half mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance between you and the car ahead of you. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,11:00 AM

Two Arrested in Freeport for Illegal Fireworks, Explosive Devices

Duo had 124 cases of consumer grade of fireworks, 60 pieces of commercial grade explosives, and 34 pieces of illegal explosive

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Freeport, NY - July 6, 2014 - The Arson/Bomb Squad reports the arrest of two men for Possession of Explosives that occurred on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 9:20 p.m. in Freeport.
 
According to detectives, Freeport Police responded to an alarm at 83 W. Merrick Road and discovered the defendant Duane P. Ennis, 38 of 539 Cedar Street, West Hempstead and Alex R Vazquez, 33 of 219 31 132nd Road, Laurelton at the building. During the investigation the officers also discovered a large amount of illegal fireworks, including 124 cases of consumer grade of fireworks, 60 pieces of commercial grade explosives and 34 pieces of illegal explosive devices. At the time a 13 year old male juvenile was in the company of the defendants. He was released to a family member.
 
Both defendants are charged with one count of Possession of Explosives, one count of Storage of Explosives, one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Unlawfully Dealing with Fireworks, and Endangering the Welfare of a child. They were arraigned on Friday, July 04, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.
 

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