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"Dense Fog Advisory" ...Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 am EST this morning... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog advisory...which is in effect until 9 am EST this morning. * Locations...New York City and most of northeast New Jersey...Long Island...the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut. * Hazards...dense fog. * Visibilities...less than 1/4 mile. * Timing...overnight into early Friday morning. * Impacts...greatly reduced visibilities...also sudden changes in visibility in spots. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use your low beam headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a sudden stop is needed. -- Friday Nov.27 15,03:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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The Long Wait is Over as World Cup Luge Season Begins for 12 US Athletes This Weekend in Austria

Live web streaming and 7 hours of luge action on NBCSN on tap for this season.

Mangano Announces "Holiday Party For Wildlife" At Tackapausha Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the Holiday Party for Wildlife will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Saturday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Cyber Monday Shopping Guide: Steals and Deals for Savvy Shoppers!

If you're looking to avoid the Black Friday crowds then Cyber Monday is the perfect way to save big!

Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen ...

Mangano Supports Veterans At Annual "Winter Stand Down"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (2nd from the left) and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, United Veterans Organization, and volunteers from a multitude of service organizations today hosted a Winter Stand Down at the Freeport ...

Bellone, Officials Highlight Great American Smokeout Day

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held annually on the third Thursday of November, is a day when smokers are ...

Southampton Town Councilman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone

Bradley Bender, Southampton Town Councilman, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. The plea was entered before U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Police Officer Revives 10-Year-Old Who Was Found Unresponsive at School Playground in Brentwood

A Suffolk County Third Precinct Officer revived a boy who was unresponsive at a playground in Brentwood today.

Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The President celebrated the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflected upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wishes American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

AccuWeather Greets Crowds at the Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in NYC and Launches New Sweepstakes

The AccuWeather MinuteCast® Mobile Team is connecting with fans at today's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in New York City, held before the annual big outdoor parade. AccuWeather prizes and participation in AccuWeather's #winterwishes photo gallery ...

LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.

Suffolk County Police Announce Added Holiday Patrols

The Suffolk County Police Department will increase police patrols in shopping centers and on roadways during the holiday season to ensure a safe and enjoyable season for residents of Suffolk County.

Massapequa 10th Grader Rallies Community to Help Make Thanksgiving Possible for Families in Need

For the third consecutive year, Massapequa High School Sophomore Veronica Wetzel organized a holiday food drive in her community that will not only provide a Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of families in need, but will also show ...

Baldwin Man Arrested for Arson to Home Residence & 2015 Mercedes Benz

The Public Information Office reports the arrest of a Baldwin man for Arson that occurred on Tuesday, 11/24/15 at 6:05 A.M. in Baldwin.

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook: High Temperatures Anticipated Across Northeast U.S.

Leave those gloves, hats and winter coats at home - it’s going to be a warm Thanksgiving!

Suffolk Community College Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

The Suffolk Community College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Ms. New York Senior America Pageant Seeks Contestants

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the 2016 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant is seeking contestants, over the age of 60, with stage talent.

SCSPCA: Thanksgiving and Your Pets - Keeping Them Safe

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast of the season, the Suffolk County S.P.C.A. asks that you remember your pets in the preparation of these festivities.

Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration: Poems, Essays, and Artwork By Local LI Students

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle congratules all participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers to Beware of Scams During the Holiday Shopping Season

Governor Cuomo urged New Yorkers to protect themselves from identity theft and beware of scams on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and throughout the entire holiday shopping season.
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