Quick 4 AM update on the tropics with the Euro snow map and the Long Island forecast:
Happy Halloween everyone!
Invest 96L is still expected to become a Tropical Depression this weekend and then Tropical Storm Eta and head towards Central America. It still may eventually come northward though, but there is uncertainty. The Euro ensembles for the next 10 days are posted below (3rd image).
It still looks like a strong storm for northern New England with the cold front bringing strong wind gusts to Long Island Sunday night and lasting into Monday night behind the storm. There is the potential for a Wind Advisory for gusts up to 45 mph. The Euro snow map through 2 PM Tuesday is posted below (3rd image).
The 5th image shows the total projected precipitation for the next 7 days from the Weather Prediction Center.
Long Island forecast:
Today (Halloween): Mostly sunny and chilly a light breeze with highs in the mid to upper 40's.
Tomorrow (Sunday): Mostly cloudy with a chance of a scattered shower and then a steady rain developing in the late afternoon and into the evening with a warmer SSW wind at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph with highs in the upper 50's to around 60 degrees. A strong cold front will come through at night with gusts up to 35 mph.
Monday: Partly to mostly sunny and very windy and cold with highs only in the mid 40's. A Wind Advisory may be issued for wind gusts up to 45 mph from the WNW to NW.
Tuesday: Partly to mostly sunny and still breezy with highs in the upper 40's.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 50's.
Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs in the low 60's.
Friday: Mostly sunny with highs in the low to mid 60's.