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Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut **Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - Tropical Storm Warning cancelled for New York City boroughs, Eastern Essex, Eastern Union and Hudson Counties. * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk * STORM INFORMATION: - About 20 miles northwest of New York City NY or about 120 miles west of Montauk Point NY - 41.0N 74.2W - Storm Intensity 40 mph - Movement North or 5 degrees at 17 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ Tropical Storm Fay, located west of NYC, will continue to weaken as it lifts north of the Tri-state overnight. The remaining threats are for gusty winds tonight and dangerous surf conditions into Saturday. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS: Life-threatening rip currents are expected for all people entering the surf zone. Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean beachfront are possible during the times of high tide tonight through Saturday. Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and Gardiners Bay during times of high tide tonight. * WIND: Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across. Remain well sheltered from hazardous wind having limited impacts. If realized, these impacts include: - Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. - A few large tree limbs broken off. A few trees shallow rooted trees uprooted. Some roadway signs blown over. - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways. - Scattered power and communications outages. Elsewhere across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut, little to no impact is anticipated.

Silver Alert Cancelled: Greenlawn Man with Dementia, Diabetes Found Unharmed

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who is diabetic and suffers from dementia.

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Update - - July 24th, 2014 - Alfred Tobias has been located, unharmed.

Below is the original Silver Alert.

Greenlawn, NY - July 23rd, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who is diabetic and suffers from dementia.
Alfred Tobias, 59, of 909 Paumanack Village Drive, Greenlawn, was last seen on the corner of Fairgrounds Avenue and East 6th Street, Huntington Station, on July 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. He is described as a black man with black afro-type hair, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170 pounds. Tobias was wearing jeans, a gray sweatshirt, a black short-sleeve shirt and black boots. He is missing his top front teeth.
Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding Tobias’ whereabouts to call 911 or the Second Squad at 631-854-8243.
As a reminder, Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have gone missing.