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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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.
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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.