Hurricane Michael, An ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Category 4 Storm, Heads Toward Florida

This satellite image made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday at 3:17 p.m. ET. NOAA/AP Updated 6:40 a.m. ET Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center says. As of 6:00 a.m. ET, the storm […]

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October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael could become the strongest storm on record to strike the Florida Panhandle

Radar simulation of Hurricane Michael from HRRR model between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday. (PivotalWeather.com) By Jason Samenow October 10 at 2:01 AM Hurricane Michael rapidly gained strength Tuesday night, threatening to become the most intense hurricane on record to strike the Florida Panhandle. The storm, now an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane packing […]

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October 10, 2018

Alumni, Brian Perry Jr., Class of 1999 – recognized

Alumni, Brian Perry Jr., Class of 1999, received the West Sayville Firefighter of the Year award, and was acknowledged by the Department for his efforts and the efforts of three other amazing firemen. On September 30th, 2018, Perry was honored on Medal Day and received the Bronze Medal of Valor for his heroic actions. Congratulations […]

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October 8, 2018

New UN Climate Report Dims Hope For Averting Catastrophic Global Warming

Lovelyn Cesar, 22, carries her one year old baby Matthew as she cross a flooded street in a suburb of Manila after two historic storms battered the Philippines. (NOEL CELIS via Getty Images) Keeping temperatures from rising beyond the Paris agreement’s ambitious target will require unprecedented social changes. By Alexander C. Kaufman and Chris D’Angelo 10/07/2018 […]

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October 7, 2018

80 years later, vivid memories of historic Long Island Express hurricane

By Patricia Kitchenpatricia.kitchen@newsday.com  @patriciakitchenUpdated September 20, 2018 5:00 AM On Sept. 21, 1938, the Category 3 storm took Long Islanders by surprise, claiming dozens of lives and turning the East End on its end. They told stories of a yacht smashing through the front door. Of a saucer-eyed 6-year-old, making her way home through downed trees and […]

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September 21, 2018

2018 Kevin Konarski

Lifeguard of the Year – Kevin Konarski Kevin Konarski is a proud alumni of Lindenhurst High School. He grew up swimming for the Lindy Bulldogs at a very young age and holds multiple Lindenhurst High School records: 50 Free (21.7), 100 Free (46.9), 200 Free (1:41.2), 500 Free (4.38.0), 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay. […]

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September 15, 2018

Viera, Triani, Hartman and Galvao prepare to respond to Hurricane Florence

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel H. Farrell) Start spreading the news, 106th is leaving today… Members of the 106th Rescue Wing assigned to the New York Air National Guard climb aboard an HC-130 aircraft at the 106th Rescue Wing, Westhampton Beach N.Y., Sept. 13, 2018. The 106th Rescue Wing plans […]

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September 13, 2018

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WATCH LIVE Lighthouse ocean camera shows Hurricane Florence intensity

A live towercam from Frying Pan tower off the North Carolina coast. Courtesy Explore.org. Look far out into the Atlantic ocean and watch the weather shift and the day come and go from 34 miles off the coast. Learn more about why this is called the “Frying Pan” live cam on Explore.org @ https://goo.gl/i1SF1t. EXPLORE is the […]

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September 12, 2018

Four named system in the Atlantic

According to Hurricane Center: “Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft along with satellite imagery and various intensity estimates indicate that Florence has weakened instead of strengthening. However, while the hurricane hasn’t strengthened in terms of peak winds, the inner-core and outer wind fields have continued to expand, resulting in an increase the […]

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September 11, 2018