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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Northwestern Suffolk, Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Queens and Northern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM Tuesday to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is still uncertainty on when the peak surge arrives. This forecast is based on a worst case scenario, with a 2-3 ft surge coming in at the time of high tide Tuesday Night. If the surge peaks earlier, then water levels and inundation will be less than forecast.

Lake Ronkonkoma Man Killed in Single Car Crash Friday Night

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Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Lake Ronkonkoma today.

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Lake Ronkonkoma, NY - January 23rd, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Lake Ronkonkoma today.
 
John Grega was driving his 1999 Chevrolet Van westbound on Oaklake Lane when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
 
Grega, 52, of Campus Lane, Lake Ronkonkoma, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed or have information on this crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.