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STORM WATCH: Storm to bring heavy rain, snow to Long Island this weekend

Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says a winter storm has the potential to bring heavy rain and snow this weekend

Sam Augeri

Jan 5, 2024, 5:40 PM

Updated 193 days ago

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Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says a winter storm has the potential to bring heavy rain and some snow this weekend.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
-Coastal Flood Advisory: Sunday from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Minor flooding along the South Shore and east End could occur at high tide. 
-Rain and a wintry mix move in late Saturday afternoon, picking up in the evening and overnight. Mostly heavy rain with gusty winds at night. Rainfall totals 1 to 2 inches with easterly winds 20 to 40 mph. The heaviest precipitation should end pretty early Sunday morning with some rain to snow showers lingering into Sunday afternoon. This is mainly a rain event for Long Island with only a coating of snow here and there expected Sunday afternoon.
-The next storm brings rain Tuesday afternoon with heavy rainfall and potentially damaging winds overnight into Wednesday morning. Beach erosion and coastal flooding will be a big concern with very strong south winds and large waves. Another storm could follow next weekend.
OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy and cold with light west winds. Lows near 25. Sunrise: 7:17
SATURDAY: Becoming cloudy with rain and a wintry mix developing late in the day. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, increasing 15 to 25 mph. Highs near 40.
SATURDAY NIGHT: Cloudy and windy with periods of rain. Rain could mix with sleet and wet snow by morning. Lows near 34. East winds 20 to 40 mph.
SUNDAY: Breezy and cloudy with scattered rain and snow showers. A trace to coating of snow is possible by Saturday afternoon. Highs near 38. Partly cloudy at night with lows near 28. 
MONDAY: Chilly with sun and clouds. Highs near 42. Lows near 28.
TUESDAY: Cloudy with rain developing. Becoming breezy. Highs near 49. Periods of heavy rain at night with strong winds. Lows near 44.
WEDNESDAY: Mild and windy with heavy rainfall ending in the morning. Mostly cloudy for the afternoon. Highs near 52. Lows near 35. 
THURSDAY: Sun and clouds. Highs near 46. Lows near 32 


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