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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Good afternoon, Long Island. We've closed up the live post for the day, but here's a look at we've been covering Wednesday.

Be sure to come back tomorrow for the latest on traffic, transit and weather alerts and breaking news. 

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY

PLAINVIEW: An overturned vehicle is blocking on the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway, Route 135, northbound between Old Country Road, Exit 10, and Wallace Drive, Exit 11.

BOHEMIA: There’s an accident on the Sunrise Highway Service Road westbound at Johnson Avenue.

STONY BROOK: There’s an accident on Route 347, Nesconset Highway, eastbound at Stony Brook Road.

Starting Thursday, the Meadowbrook Parkway southbound will be closed due to construction until further notice Monday through Fridays from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Traffic will be detoured from the Northern State Parkway entrance ramp (Exit M6) to the Southern State Parkway.

WANTED

Suffolk County police are looking for an unidentified man who allegedly stole money from a register at the Mavis Discount Tire location in Port Jefferson Station earlier this month. 

Anyone with information can call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. 

FORKLIFT THEFT SOUGHT

Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help in finding one or more unidentified people who allegedly stole a forklift from an auto parts store in Riverhead earlier this month. More on this here: http://nwsdy.li/VQI4cX

WEATHER

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy with a high of 88 F. 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy with thunderstorms and a 30 percent chance of rain and a low of 63 F. 

THURSDAY: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with a high of 82 F. 

WHAT TO WATCH

GREAT NECK ESTATES: A public hearing on a proposal to tear down the historic First Playhouse Theater in Great Neck Estates so a 20-unit apartment building can be built has been rescheduled for Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. during the board of trustees meeting at Village Hall, 4 Gateway Dr. Follow Lisa Irizarry's tweets @lisairiz

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