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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon... * what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible. * Where...portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * When...from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. * Additional details...travel could be very difficult at any point during the storm. Rapidly falling temperatures Sunday afternoon into the evening could cause any standing water to quickly freeze over. Strong wind gusts Sunday afternoon into the night could bring down tree limbs and power lines. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Special Statement" Light snow will continue to fall across the area through much of the morning commute, except east of NYC, where light snow may continue into the mid morning hours. Total snowfall amounts should generally be an inch or less. Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of slippery roads and use caution while driving. 451 am EST Fri Jan 18 2019 Light snow will continue to fall across the area through much of the morning commute, except east of NYC, where light snow may continue into the mid morning hours. Total snowfall amounts should generally be an inch or less. Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of slippery roads and use caution while driving. -- Friday Jan.18 19,06:04 AM

Authorities Investigating Fire at Great Neck Apartment Complex

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The Red Cross arranged housing for seven families who were displaced as a result of the fire.

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NCPD reports a fire that occurred at a Great Neck apartment complex.

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Great Neck, NY - January 10, 2019 - The Public Information Office reports the details of a fire that occurred at an apartment complex on January 9th, 2019 at 20 Chapel Pl, Great Neck at 8:34 P.M.
 
Nassau Police received the call to respond to the apartment complex for a fire and assisted in evacuating residents from the building. The fire appeared to have originated in an apartment on the third floor.
 
Vigilant Fire Department and Alert Fire Department, both from Great Neck, responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. As a result this incident, Red Cross responded to the scene and arranged housing for seven families, comprising of ten adults and one child who were displaced as a result of the fire. No injuries from the fire were reported at this time.
 
The fire was deemed non suspicious in nature and the investigation by Arson/Bomb Squad continues. Fire Marshal present at scene.