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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow...which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EST Wednesday. * Locations...New York City...adjacent portions of northeast New Jersey...and Long Island. * Hazard types...snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one half mile at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Wednesday. * Locations...coastal locations along Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides tonight and Tuesday morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding is expected for this mornings high tide cycles. Additional minor coastal flooding is expected for tonight and Wednesday mornings high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable with only isolated closures. Any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total....flood...... location...........high Tide.....Water level......category... ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY.....1119 am.....10.2-10.8..........moderate... Stamford CT........1138 am.....10.1-10.7..........minor...... Bridgeport CT......1135 am......9.5-10.1..........minor...... New Haven CT.......1131 am......8.6-9.2...........minor...... Glen Cove NY.......1132 am.....10.3-10.9..........minor...... Old Field NY.......1137 am......9.2-9.8...........minor...... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1146 PM........9.4-10.5.........Minor.... Stamford CT.........1204 am....... 9.8-10.4.........Minor.... Bridgeport CT.......1201 am........9.2-9.8..........minor.... New Haven CT........1157 PM........8.2-8.8..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1200 am.......10.2-10.8.........Minor.... Old Field NY........1203 am........8.9-9.5..........minor.... -- Tuesday Feb.09 16,06:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Man Arrested for Residential Arson in Islip

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Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for Arson after he burned a residence in Islip and barricaded himself inside before officers rescued him from ...

Islip, NY - August 23rd, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for Arson after he burned a residence in Islip and barricaded himself inside before officers rescued him from the home.
 
Third Precinct Patrol Officers Arthur DeBono and Todd Jackson responded to a call for a domestic incident at a residence on Main Street in Islip at 1:36 a.m. A short time later, a man set the residence on fire and barricaded himself inside.
 
The two officers, along with Third Precinct Patrol Sergeant Andrew Manfredonia, entered the burning residence and attempted to talk the suspect, Peter Marren, into coming out. Marren, who was armed with a knife, would not comply and was to threatening to harm officers and himself.
 
Police were able to take Marren into custody with the assistance of officers from the Emergency Service Section.‎
 
Members of the Islip Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire.
 
Sergeant Manfredonia, Officer DeBono and Officer Jackson were all treated at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for smoke inhalation. Marren, 45, of Islip, was transported to Southside Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
 
Arson Section detectives charged Marren with Arson 3rd Degree and Criminal Contempt. He is scheduled for arraignment at a later date.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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