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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 8 PM EDT this evening through Friday afternoon... 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 Westchester...northwestern Suffolk...Orange...Putnam... Richmond (staten island)...Rockland...southeastern Suffolk... southern Nassau...southern Queens...southern Westchester and southwestern Suffolk. * 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. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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

Update: Silver Alert Cancelled - Halesite Man with Alzheimer's Found

A 92-year-old man has been found.

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Update - August 14, 2014 - 4:20 PM - Laszlow Tar, who was located today, was found during a search by Canine Officer Samuel Barreto and his Canine Chase in a wooded area, located behind Huntington Hospital. Following Tar’s disappearance, the Second Squad utilized Second Precinct patrol officers, Canine Section, Marine Bureau and Aviation Section to aid in the search.
 
Below is the original alert and update.
 
Update - August 14, 2014 - Laszlo Tar has been located and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
 
Below is the original alert.
 
Halesite, NY - August 9, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Halesite man who has Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Laszlo “Leslie” Tar, 92, was last seen leaving his home at 3 Cliftwood Drive, Halesite on August 8, 2014 at 2:48 p.m. He is described as a white male with gray hair, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a royal blue polo shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information about his location to call 911 or contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8243.
 
As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have been reported missing.