Blue skies today, but windy. 80 degrees in northern Nassau on Wednesday. The Long Island forecast:
Today: Sunny and windy with highs mostly around 60 degrees, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind gusts up to 30 mph from the NW.
Tonight: Mostly clear with a diminishing wind towards midnight. Lows mostly in the low 40's in Nassau and upper 30's in Suffolk. Wind gusts up to 25 mph from the NW early in the evening and then around 10 to 15 mph after midnight
Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy early in the morning with a slight chance of a shower and then becoming partly cloudy and warmer with highs mostly in the upper 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind mostly out of the WNW in the morning at around 5 mph and then out of the SSW in the afternoon at around 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday: Partly sunny in the morning and then mostly cloudy in the afternoon and warm with highs mostly in the mid to upper 70's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind out of the WSW to SW at around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday: Cloudy with a chance of some showers in the afternoon. Highs mostly in the upper 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind out of the SW at around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday: Cloudy with a 50% chance of showers, possibly ending by late afternoon. Highs in the mid 60's.
Saturday: Partly cloudy and breezy with highs in the low 60's.
Sunday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 60's.
- 1st image: My 5 day outlook for Long Island
- 2nd image: Projected temperatures for Long Island for the next 10 days from the NWS model blend
- 3rd and 4th images: Projected highs for tomorrow and Wednesday, respectively, from the National Weather Service