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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Thursday, May 15, 2014

Suffolk County police are asking for the public's

Suffolk County police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Nahjeah Simon, a 15-year-old Central Islip girl who was reported missing on May 5. (Credit: SCPD)

Welcome to the LI Now Now post for Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Although we've wrapped today's live coverage, this post contains a rundown of some of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day. For a daily roundup of tweets from the Newsday team, scroll down.

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MISSING TEEN

The Suffolk County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Central Islip teenager who was reported missing earlier this month.
 
Nahjeah Simon, 15, was reported missing on May 5 after last being seen at Central Islip High School that same day.
 
Simon is described as 5-foot-4 and 110 pounds.
 
Anyone with information about Simon is asked to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

For traffic updates, visit the newsday.com page at http://nwsdy.li/1hh2eph.

WEATHER

Today's forecast is for overcast skies and early fog with a 30 percent chance of rain and a high of 73. Winds will come from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Tonight will be overcast with a 60 percent chance of rain and a low of 59. Winds will come from the SSE at 10 to 20 mph.

 

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