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"Special Statement" A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. 343 PM EDT Mon Aug 29 2016 A hot and quickly drying air mass will combine with gusty northwest winds to create conditions more conducive for fire spread late this afternoon until close to sunset across the New York City metropolitan area...western Long Island...and southern Connecticut. Relative humidities decreasing to 25 to 35 percent during this time...while winds gust to 20 to 25 mph...would likely aid fire spread if ignition occurs. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio or visit our web site at weather.Gov/NYC for further details and updates. -- Monday Aug.29 16,07:12 PM

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Lake Grove Motor Vehicle Crash

Accident occurred Westbound on Middle Country Road, Lake Grove on Monday, August 18, 2014 at approximately 10:10 a.m.

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Lake Grove, NY - August 18, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist who drove into the back of a pick-up in Lake Grove this morning.
 
Mark Ammirati was traveling westbound on Middle Country Road, approaching the intersection at Hawkins Avenue, when he crashed his 1998 Yamaha motorcycle into the back of a 2000 Toyota pick-up truck that was stopped at a red light.  Ammirati, 49, of Selden, suffered serious injuries to both legs and was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital.  The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured.
 
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing.  Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.