Scattered showers, thunderstorms for Tuesday
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says expect scattered showers and thunderstorms for Tuesday.
WHAT'S NEW: An Air Quality Alert is in effect for Long Island starting at midnight tonight through midnight tomorrow. Haze from wildfire smoke in Canada is back. There is also a Coastal Flood Advisory in effect for Nassau County this evening at high tide with tides about one foot above normal.
WHAT'S NEXT: Tracking scattered showers and storms Tuesday afternoon. The haze may limit some of the activity, so at this afternoon we are not expecting any widespread or severe storms. The second half of the week looks relatively quiet with warner weather for the weekend.
OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy and mild with lows near 57. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Sunrise: 5:22
TUESDAY: Warm with sun and clouds. Chance for a few showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon. Highs near 77. West northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunset: 8:21
TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear and mild with lows near 55. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph
WEDNESDAY: Sun and clouds. Chance for a passing shower during the afternoon. Highs bear 75. Lows near 54.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny with highs near 72. Lows near 54.
FRIDAY: Sun and clouds. Highs near 71. Lows near 55.