Dry weather continues for Long Island, but what about the weekend?
- It will another sunny day today for Long Island with highs in the low to mid 60's, but it will be windy with gusts possibly as high as 30 mph from the NW.
- For Long Island and the entire Tri-State area, from the National Weather Service: There is an enhanced potential for brush fire spread this afternoon into early evening. This is due to the recent dry conditions, relative humidity levels dropping below 30 percent, along with expected frequent wind gusts of 25-30 mph during this period.
- Regarding late this weekend and the upcoming weekend, it will be cloudy, but there many not be much rain at all on Long Island. The best chance of a few light showers around Friday night into Saturday afternoon would be for western Long Island. The Euro actually keeps all of Long Island dry for the next 9 days, but of course, it bears watching in case there are any changes. Also, the GFS does show rain for Long Island for Friday night and Saturday.
LONG ISLAND FORECAST:
Today: Sunny and windy with highs mostly in the mid 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind out of the NW with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear with lows in the low 40's. Wind out of the NW at around 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts early.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny with highs mostly in the low to mid 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Wind out of the NNW at around 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs mostly in the low 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end. Variable wind at around 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50's to low 60's, but cooler for the south shore and east end.
Friday: Increasing clouds with highs in the mid to upper 50's.
Saturday: Cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50's.
Sunday: Cloudy with highs in the mid 50's.
- 1st image: Projected highs for today from the National Weather Service
- 2nd image: Projected cloud cover percentage at 2 PM today from the HRRR model
- 3rd to 5th images: Projected precipitation through 8 PM Sunday from the Euro, Weather Prediction Center, and Euro ensemble mean, respectively
- 6th image: Projected temperatures for Long Island for the next 10 days from the National Weather Service model blend