Stormy evening expected across Long Island

Thunderstorms are likely this evening, and some could be severe.

News 12 Staff

Aug 21, 2019, 2:03 PM

Updated 1,760 days ago

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Stormy evening expected across Long Island
 
Powerful thunderstorms could impact Long Island Wednesday evening.
News 12 Meteorologists say that any thunderstorms have the potential to become severe. The entire Island is under a severe thunderstorm watch, issued by the National Weather Service. These storms could bring heavy rain, leading to flooding conditions. They could also produce winds of 50-60 mph. While chances of hail and/or a weak tornado are lower, severe storms are always capable of producing them.
Residents are advised to seek shelter if the weather takes a turn for the worse. Lightning could pose a danger to anyone outside. Drivers are urged to refrain from driving through flooded streets to avoid getting stuck in the water.
A big cool down is expected for Friday and the weekend. Clouds or a morning shower will give way to some sunshine on Friday, with afternoon highs dropping all the way to the upper-70s. It will also be much less humid. The weekend is looking good with lots of sunshine and similar temperatures.
Stay with News 12 for the latest weather information.


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