STORM WATCH: Scattered showers for Thursday; mostly sunny for Friday

A flood watch is in effect for Long Island from 1 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Thursday.

Sam Augeri

Mar 6, 2024, 10:35 AM

Updated 38 days ago

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News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says rain will continue on Thursday before a mild and sunny day on Friday. Rain, however, is likely to return over the weekend.
A flood watch is in effect for Long Island from 1 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Thursday.
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HEADLINES:
-FLOOD WATCH through 6 a.m. Thursday.
-An additional 1 to 2 inches with some spots seeing a touch more could cause some minor street flooding around Long Island.
-Heavy rain ends by early Thursday with unsettled weather and some showers continuing through the day.
-Friday is my pick of the week with a nice sunny break.
-The last batch of rain for the week will arrive Saturday afternoon into early Sunday with gusty winds. More minor local flooding will be possible.
-Spring Forward Sunday with much better weather next week.
OVERNIGHT: Cloudy with periods of rain. Rain may be heavy at times early in the night. Lows near 45 with southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 6:16
THURSDAY: Cloudy with scattered showers likely. Breezy at times. Highs near 50 degrees. Sunset: 5:51. Clearing skies at night and chilly with lows near 36. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
FRIDAY: Sam's Pick of the Week. Mostly sunny and nice with highs near 50. Lows near 35.
SATURDAY: Cloudy and turning breezy with showers developing in the afternoon. Rain showers likely Saturday afternoon into Saturday night. Highs near 48. Lows near 40.
SUNDAY: Cloudy and breezy with morning showers, improving for the afternoon. Highs near 53. Lows near 33.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny and nice. Highs near 48. Lows near 34


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