STORM WATCH: Heavy rain, gusty winds moving in for part of weekend

Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says potentially heavy rain and strong gusts of wind will move in late Sunday.

Sam Augeri

Dec 7, 2023, 11:05 AM

Updated 220 days ago

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Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says potentially heavy rain and strong gusts of wind will move in late Sunday.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
-Flood watch posted for Nassau and Western Suffolk County for late Sunday afternoon through Sunday night with 2 to 3 inches of rain possible.
-High wind watch posted for Long Island for late Sunday afternoon into Sunday night with winds gusting close to 40 mph and isolated gusts up to 60.
-After a nice start to the weekend, showers will arrive Sunday afternoon with the main event late Sunday evening into Sunday night. A front passes by with a line of heavy rainfall and strong winds. Strongest winds and heaviest rainfall will be late Sunday evening through Sunday night. Things should be improving by daybreak Monday.
OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy with patchy fog. Lows near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 7:05
SATURDAY: Partly sunny and mild with highs near 55. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunset: 4:25
SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and not as chilly with lows near 45. South wind 5 mph.
SUNDAY: Storm Watch. Becoming cloudy with rain showers developing by late morning into the afternoon. Becoming windy during the late afternoon into Sunday night. Periods of rain, heavy at times through the evening and Sunday night. Rain totals 2 to 3 inches with South to west winds 20 to 40 mph gusting up to 60. Highs near 60. Lows near 43.
MONDAY: Cloudy and breezy with rain ending in the morning. Becoming partly sunny and colder with highs near 48. Lows near 29.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly with highs near 44. Lows near 32.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and seasonable with highs near 45. Lows near 30. 


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