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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...this morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills this morning... * temperatures this morning range from near zero to 10 degrees below during this time...coupled with strong...gusty winds...are expected to produce life threatening wind chills as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures today will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,09:24 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Teen Ejected from Car in Hicksville Auto Accident

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Two cars collided with each other in Hicksville on Saturday, July 19.

Hicksville, NY - July 20, 2014 - Second Squad detectives report the details of a serious auto accident that occurred in Hicksville on Saturday, 07/19/14 at 4:45 P.M.
 
According to detectives, a 2010 Honda Accord operated by a male victim, 19, was travelling southbound on S. Broadway when he was in collision with a 1999 Honda Civic, operated by a male victim, 52, with two female passengers, ages 16 and 18, who were travelling eastbound from Lee Ave. towards Murray Rd.
 
Nassau County Police Ambulances along with Hicksville Fire Department Ambulances transported all four victims to a local hospital.  The 16-year-old rear passenger, who was ejected from the vehicle, suffered head, neck and back trauma and is listed in serious but stable condition. The remaining three victims, who suffered neck and back pain were treated and released.
 
Detectives report no apparent criminality at this time.  Both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks.

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