HEAT ALERT

Hot and humid weather moves in. Steamy heat will peak Thursday into Friday on Long Island

Highs near 90 through Wednesday; Humidity returns to Long Island Thursday

News 12 Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says high will be approaching 90 ahead of possible storms for Friday.

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2023, 10:30 AM

Updated 342 days ago

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News 12 Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says high will be approaching 90 ahead of possible storms for Friday.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
AIR QUALITY ALERT: In effect for Wednesday for high levels of ground level ozone due to the hot weather.
RIP CURRENT RISK: Moderate for Wednesday
HOT WEATHER: Islip Airport could hit 90 degrees for the first time this year and that would make it the hottest so far. Since the humidity is still low, the heat is just below advisory criteria.
Hot, sunny weather for Wednesday. Humidity is on the rise for Thursday with scattered showers and storms returning to the forecast from Thursday night through Sunday. Temperatures will be above normal with daytime highs in the mid to upper 80s.
OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear and nice. Lows near 70 with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 5:31.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny and hot with highs near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunset: 8:24
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and a touch more humid. Warm with lows near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY: Sun and clouds. Hot and humid with highs near 87. Mostly cloudy at night with the chance of scattered showers and storms. Lows near 74.
FRIDAY: Partly sunny, warm, and humid with the chance of showers and storms. Highs near 84. Lows near 72.
SATURDAY: Sun and clouds. Chance for an isolated shower or storm. Highs near 86. Lows near 73.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with a good chance for showers and storms, especially in the morning. Highs near 85. Lows near 73.


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