Quick 4 AM update with maps and the Long Island forecast:
Everything is on track with the rain and wind for Long Island tomorrow. Details are in the forecast below. As for the potential storm next weekend, there is still uncertainty in the track as the new Euro has it take an offshore track. However, the Euro ensemble show considerable spread (see 7th image below).
LONG ISLAND FORECAST:
Today (Sunday): Mostly sunny with highs around 53 degrees.
Tomorrow (Monday): Rain developing between around 8 AM and 11 AM from west to east and becoming heavy at times with increasing wind by early to mid-afternoon with gusts of 40 to 55 mph from the southeast into the late afternoon or early evening. There is also a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon that could contain damaging wind gusts over 60 mph. Mild with highs around 62 degrees. Total rainfall by late Monday night should be between 1.25 and 1.5 inches. The rain should end from west to east between around 9 PM and 11 PM, but it will become more scattered after 6 PM.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of some scattered showers. Temperatures dropping from the mid to upper 50's in the morning to the upper 40's by late afternoon. It will also be breezy with wind gusts up to 25 mph from the SSW in the afternoon.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 40's.
Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40's.
Friday: Partly cloudy with highs around 50 degrees.
Saturday: Cloudy with a chance of rain developing in the afternoon and becoming windy at night. Highs in the low 50's.
- 1st image: Projected precipitation for the next 3 days from the Weather Prediction Center
- 2nd image: Projected snowfall for the next 10 days from the Euro
- 3rd image: Maximum projected wind gusts through 7 PM Tuesday from the National Weather Service
- 4th to 6th images: Simulated radar from the NAM for tomorrow at 10 AM, 2 PM, and 6 PM
- 7th image: Projected storm locations and strengths from the Euro ensembles at 7 PM next Sunday
- 8th image: Projected temperatures for Long Island for the next 10 days from the National Weather Service model blend