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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST Sunday... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...strong winds and dangerous wind chills. * Timing...coldest wind chills late tonight into early Sunday morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 435 am EST Sat Feb 13 2016 ...Dangerously cold wind chills tonight into Sunday morning... * temperatures tonight into early Sunday morning will fall to zero to 3 degrees below zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey Metro...and Long Island...and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall to 5 to 10 degrees below across interior portions of northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time are expected to reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,02:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Suffolk County SPCA Charged Amityville Man With Animal Cruelty

Suffolk County SPCA charged an Amityville man with misdemeanor animal cruelty under the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law on February 11, 2016.

Suspect Wanted for Attempted Burglary of New Hyde Park Funeral Home

Third Squad detectives are investigating a Burglary that occurred on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:04 am in New Hyde Park.

Police Warn Residents to be Vigilant in Light of Tire & Rim Theft Spree

Since September 2015, there have been 116 Tire and Rim Thefts across Nassau County.

Man Arrested for Breaking into Numerous Vehicles in North Babylon

Suffolk County Police today arrested a North Babylon man who broke into numerous cars in North Babylon and stole victims’ wallets, credit cards, computers and electronic devices.

Inwood Father Arrested for Driving Drunk with 4 Children, Including 2 Week Old Toddler in Car

The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Far Rockaway man for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on Monday, February 08, 2016 at 3:30 a.m. in Inwood.

Trio Arrested for Vandalizing Businesses & Vehicles Across Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police have arrested three men in connection with damaging several businesses and vehicles in Huntington Village in November.

Scam Alert: NCPD Advises Public of Telephone Callers Posing As the IRS

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from persons identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service.

Governor Cuomo Warns Consumers of New Tax Season Scams

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today alerted consumers to new tax season scams from individuals posing as Treasury representatives.

NYS Police Investigating Laser Pointing Incident as Aircraft Flew Over the North Shore of LI

On 2/01/16 at approximately 11:30pm T.F Green Airport Police, Warwick Rhode Island, informed the New York State Police Troop L Headquarters of a laser pointing incident originating from the north shore of Long Island.

Forced Entry & Burglary in Merrick Under Investigation

The First Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8:50 am in Merrick.

Hempstead Man Arrested For Disseminating Indecent Material to Minors

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man on Tuesday February 2, 2016 at 7:20 a.m. in Hempstead for Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor.

Bay Shore Man Exits Ambulance in Motion, Killed in Hit and Run Crash

Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a Bay Shore man in Holtsville yesterday.

Suffolk Police Combat Narcotics Epidemic in Suffolk Communities

Suffolk County Police Acting Commissioner Tim Sini, alongside Legislator Sarah Anker, today announced a new initiative aimed at cracking down on drug dealing in Suffolk County neighborhoods.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Making Terrorist Threat at Macy's Department Store

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for making a terroristic threat which occurred in East Garden City on Thursday, 01/28/16 at 5:21 P.M.

Man Seriously Injured in Brentwood Stabbing

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Brentwood early this morning.

Several People Arrested for Multiple Gas Station and Bank Robberies

Suffolk County Police have arrested several people for multiple bank and gas station robberies that occurred in Suffolk County since last December.

Roslyn Heights Man Arrested for Ongoing Scheme Cashing & Depositing Checks in Excess of $27,000

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Roslyn Heights man for Grand Larceny that occurred in Manhasset on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 9:00 am.

Male Sex Offender Arrested for Sexual Contact with 14-Year-Old

Suffolk County Police today arrested a registered Level 1 sex offender for having sexual contact with a minor in a motor vehicle at the Fort Salonga Shopping Center parking lot early this morning.

Florida Man Arrested for DWI Following Wrong Way Crash with Police Vehicle

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Florida man for driving while intoxicated following a wrong way crash involving a police vehicle in Patchogue early this morning.

One Man Killed, One Injured in North Amityville Shooting

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in North Amityville this morning.
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