Sunny and windy start to the new week on Long Island; tracking rain for Thursday and Friday
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo says it will be a sunny and windy start to the new workweek on Long Island before rain arrives on Thursday and Friday.
NEW: Models continue to trend rainy and windy for Thursday and Friday making quite the mess for holiday travel!
NOW: Colder than average to start the week but dry with the exception of a few brief snow showers.
NEXT: WEATHER TO WATCH - Thursday-Friday for our next storm system.
OVERNIGHT: Skies clearing overnight. Still breezy. Lows in the 30s with feels-like temps in the 20s.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and windy. Highs in the upper-30s and lows in the 20s.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny, dry and cold. Highs in the upper-30s and lows in the 20s.
WEDNESDAY: FIRST DAY OF WINTER – A mix of sun and clouds. Highs near 41 and lows near 30.
THURSDAY: WEATHER TO WATCH - Mostly cloudy with a chance for rain in the p.m. hours. Highs in the mid-40s to low-50s.
FRIDAY: WEATHER TO WATCH - Windy and wet with rain likely. Highs could reach the 50s. A mix of snow possible overnight Friday.
NEXT WEEKEND: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will bring the coldest air of the season. A mix of clouds with highs generally at or below freezing and lows in the teens.