Hurricane Epsilon strengthens, snow maps, and the Long Island forecast:
Hurricane Epsilon now has maximum sustained winds of 85 mph with a minimum central pressure way down to 976 mb, and some slight strengthening is likely today. The good news is that it will pass well east of Bermuda tomorrow night, where a Tropical Storm Watch has been issued.
No other tropical systems expected for the next 5 to 7 days.
Snows maps are posted below as colder weather arrives in the northeast by Halloween.
Long Island forecast:
Today (Wednesday): A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 9:00 this morning. Fog and drizzle this morning will give way to just cloudy conditions with some breaks of sun possible by mid to late afternoon, especially for northern and western Long Island, but it will be remain mostly cloudy for southern and eastern Long Island. Highs mostly in the low 70's.
Tomorrow (Thursday): Mostly cloudy in the morning and becoming partly to mostly sunny in the afternoon with highs in the low to mid 70's.
Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 60's.
Saturday: Varying amounts of clouds and sun with highs in the mid to upper 60's.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and much cooler with highs around 60 degrees.
Monday: Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of some showers with highs in the mid 60's.
- 1st and 2nd images: Hurricane Epsilon
- 3rd image: Euro ensembles for the next 15 days
- 4th and 5th images: Projected snowfall for the next 10 days from the Euro and the next 15 days from the Euro ensemble mean, respectively
- 6th image: Projected precipitation for the next 6 days from the Weather Prediction Center
- 7th image: Projected temperatures for Long Island for the next 10 days from the National Weather Service model blend