Long Island weather: Wednesday brings sunshine, highs in 70s

Faith Castro
October 6, 2017

Cloudy, with a high near 68.

Tropical Storm Nate near Nicaragua in Central America has formed on Thursday morning with 40 miles per hour winds. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue, with a low of 65 degrees. South wind around 8 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Saturday night - Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon.

Columbus Day: Hurricane conditions possible. Winds will be light out of the south.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.

Friday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.

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Friday night should be clear, with a low around 60.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Then, overnight Sunday and overnight Monday, a rain and snow mix is possible. But skies will gradually become sunny, with highs around 66.

That may trigger a storm or two after midnight that could linger early Saturday AM north/west of FTW, but coverage will be low.

As of Thursday morning, about 1.5 inches of rain is expected on Monday and Tuesday, according to AccuWeather.

Thursday should be partly sunny, but showers could move in Friday morning, the National Weather Service said.

Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.

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