Cooler Thursday; wet and windy weekend ahead
News 12 Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says a big cooldown is coming for the weekend and next week.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
-Record warmth Wednesday. 83 degrees at Islip Airport breaks the old record of 82 set in 2013.
-Tracking big changes this weekend with periods of rain on Saturday followed by windy and much cooler weather on Sunday. Weather to Watch on the 10-day.
-Saying goodbye to the warm weather for now with temperatures forecast to be cooler than normal through mid-October.
OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear and cool with patchy fog. Lows near 56 with southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 6:53.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. Not as warm with highs near 75. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunset: 6:28.
THURSDAY EVENING: Partly cloudy with areas of fog. Lows near 59. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY: Partly sunny with increasing clouds. Rain showers developing during the afternoon and evening. Highs near 72. Cloudy at night with showers. Lows near 60.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with periods of rain. Chance for thunderstorms. Highs near 69. Cloudy and breezy at night with the chance for showers. Lows near 52.
SUNDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Windy and much cooler with highs near 62. Lows near 48.
MONDAY: Cool with a mix of sun and clouds. Highs near 60. Lows near 50.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and nice with highs near 64. Lows near 50.