Long Island weather: Rain possible Friday ahead of drier weekend

Ebony Scott
July 17, 2017

Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. With mostly sunny skies and temps in the mid-80s, Sunday is the pick of the weekend. Wind E/SE 5-10 miles per hour. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 20 percent chance of rain.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Partly cloudy and muggy with a 20% chance for isolated showers or thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Sunny, with highs in the low 90's.

Friday morning should be mainly dry with partly sunny skies during the afternoon. Lows around 77. Wind E/SE 3-5 miles per hour. It will be mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming northeast in the afternoon.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 52.

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Today - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. "This will increase the chance for rain, and it will be heavy at times".

Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

"Showers and thunderstorms will erupt in the afternoon and evening hours from the Appalachians through NY state and western New England on Monday", AccuWeather Meteorologist Brett Rathbun said. Scattered showers and thunderstorms could persist through early Tuesday. Slight afternoon/evening rain chance. Friday night will be partly cloudy.

Sunday: A good chance of showers and thunderstorms otherwise partly cloudy with highs in the lower 90s. Expect sunny, but hazy skies on Wednesday and Thursday.

Tuesday. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

Thursday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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