Temperatures plunge across Long Island; tracking midweek snow chance

News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Julian Seawright says temperatures will only reach the high teens overnight and the high 20s on MLK Day.
  • Windy throughout evening and overnight
  • Finally calmer winds by Monday (MLK)
  • Next storm / snow chance : Tuesday
  • Into our cool down and cold week
OVERNIGHT: Temperatures reach 19 degrees. Breezy, winds at 15-25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph.
MONDAY - MLK DAY: Mostly sunny and less windy, but very chilly. Highs in the low 30s. 
TUESDAY - POSSIBLE STORM WATCH Stray snow showers early followed by breaks in the afternoon Maximum accumulations of 1 to 2" possible. Highs in the mid-30s.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny and very cold. Highs in the 20s, lows near 20.
THURSDAY: Mix of clouds and sun. Highs in the mid-30s. Overnight lows in the mid-20s. 
FRIDAY:  POSSIBLE STORM WATCH Watching a possible winter storm. Expect scattered snow showers with highs in the mid-30s. 
NEXT WEEKEND: Very cold with highs in the 20s and lows in the teens or near 20.