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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday. * Heat index values...up to 101 due to temperatures in the low to mid 90s and dewpoints in the lower 70s. * Timing...highest heat indices Monday afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of the heat and humidity will increase the risk for heat related health issues...especially for the elderly...those with chronic health problems such as lung and heart disease...those working outdoors...and other heat sensitive groups of people. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours. To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1. -- Sunday Jul.24 16,04:36 AM

Motorcyclist Killed in Two Vehicle Crash in Patchogue

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Patchogue today.

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Patchogue, NY - August 19th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Patchogue today.

Michael Frustaci was driving a 2014 Yamaha, eastbound on Sunrise Highway at the North Ocean Avenue exit, when he lost control and rear-ended a 2014 Toyota minivan at approximately 3:40 p.m.

Frustaci, 27, of Holbrook was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital via Suffolk County Police helicopter where he died from his injuries. The woman driving the Toyota was not injured.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. The investigation is continuing.