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"High Wind Watch" ...High wind watch in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high wind watch...which is in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night. * Winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * Timing...strongest winds will likely occur from mid morning Monday into Monday evening. * Impacts...downed trees and power lines are likely, with numerous power outages possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, and on elevated roads and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or higher, may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Storm Watch" ...Storm watch remains in effect from late Sunday night through late Monday night... * winds and seas...east winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet...and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient Point. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of 48 to 63 kt has significantly increased...but the specific timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering their plans. -- Saturday Jan.21 17,02:24 PM

Cedarhurst Man Killed in Car Accident in East Meadow

Third Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, 07/21/14 at 7:08 P.M.

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East Meadow, NY - July 22nd, 2014 - Third Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, 07/21/14 at 7:08 P.M.
 
According to detectives, Paul Wentz, 50, of Cedarhurst, while operating a 2012 Subaru Outback  westbound on Hempstead Tpke., lost control of his vehicle, crossed over the divider and all eastbound lanes of Hempstead Tpke., striking two utility poles.  After striking the poles, the deceased’s vehicle overturned.
 
Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the deceased to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by a staff physician at 7:34 P.M.  No other injuries were reported.
 
The investigation is ongoing.  The vehicle was impounded for brake and safety checks.