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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.

Cedarhurst Man Killed in Car Accident in East Meadow

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Third Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, 07/21/14 at 7:08 P.M.

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East Meadow, NY - July 22nd, 2014 - Third Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, 07/21/14 at 7:08 P.M.
 
According to detectives, Paul Wentz, 50, of Cedarhurst, while operating a 2012 Subaru Outback  westbound on Hempstead Tpke., lost control of his vehicle, crossed over the divider and all eastbound lanes of Hempstead Tpke., striking two utility poles.  After striking the poles, the deceased’s vehicle overturned.
 
Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the deceased to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by a staff physician at 7:34 P.M.  No other injuries were reported.
 
The investigation is ongoing.  The vehicle was impounded for brake and safety checks.