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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

Mount Sinai Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a 78-year-old Mount Sinai woman.

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Mount Sinai, NY - December 9th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a 78-year-old Mount Sinai woman.

Marylou Pinto, 78, was driving a 2007 Kia eastbound on North Country Road when her vehicle apparently crossed over into the opposite lane of travel, near Shore Road in Mount Sinai, at approximately 4 p.m.  The Kia collided with a westbound 1997 Lexus being driven by Patricia Vallary, 68, also of Mt Sinai.

Pinto was transported by Port Jefferson Fire Department Rescue to Mather Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Vallary was transported by Miller Place Fire Department Rescue to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing.

Detectives ask that anyone that witnessed this crash please call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will remain confidential.

Incident:         Mount Sinai Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash
Location:        North Country Road, near Shore Road, Mount Sinai
Date/Time:     Sunday, December 8, 2013 at approximately 4 p.m.