Steamy stretch of weather arrives on Long Island; temps will feel like between 90 to 95

Nor'easter to brush Long Island overnight

A nor'easter passes close by overnight. Expect dry and windy conditions Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2019, 6:09 PM

Updated 1,905 days ago


Nor'easter to brush Long Island overnight
A nor'easter making its way up the coast will graze Long Island overnight.
While the center of the storm is expected to remain well offshore, Long Island will get brushed by its outer bands as it passes by. Nassau and western Suffolk may only see light rain and a slight breeze, but eastern Suffolk - especially the Twin Forks - could see rainfall amounts of up to a half-inch and wind gusts 30-40 mph.
Our weather will quickly improve on Wednesday. Expect sunshine and a gusty west wind, with afternoon temperatures reaching at least 60 degrees. While this weather may be pleasant, the combination of very dry air and wind gusts up to 40 mph are favorable for an enhanced risk of wildfires. The National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch west for New Jersey tomorrow, something that could be extended to include Long Island. 
Winds will die down on Wednesday night, under mostly clear skies. Lows will dip down into the 30s.
For the Mets home opener on Thursday, expect sun mixing with clouds and highs in the mid-50s.

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