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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning" ...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet. * Visibility...1 nm or less this morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,03:00 PM

Fifty-One-Year-Old Woman Injured, Three Dogs Killed in House Fire

Fire occurred on Barnett Place, East Northport on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at approximately 2:40 p.m.

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East Northport, NY - September 4, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Arson Squad detectives and the Huntington Town Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of a fire that injured a 51-year-old woman in East Northport this afternoon.
 
Second Precinct Police Officers and members of the East Northport Fire Department responded to a fire at 9 Barnett Place in East Northport at approximately 2:40 p.m. When officers arrived, the rear of the home was fully engulfed.  Five of the woman’s dogs were outside and she was attempting to put out the fire with a garden hose so that she could rescue three dogs that were trapped in the home.
 
The victim was transported by East Northport Fire Department ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was treated and admitted for serious burn injuries.  The five dogs that were outside of the home at the time of the fire were transported to a veterinary hospital.  The three dogs that were in the home died.
 
Second Precinct Police Officers Officers Michael Yonelunas and Stephen Caratozzolo entered the burning home in attempt to locate the trapped dogs but were unable to find them due to heavy smoke and heat.  Both officers were also was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for smoke inhalation where they were treated and released.
 
Arson is investigating the cause of the fire that appears to be non-criminal at this time.