Temps warm up to end the workweek; showers possible for the weekend
NOW: Dry weather through Friday with warming temperatures.
NEXT: A 50/50 weekend ahead with mild to warm temperatures. Besides some morning fog or drizzle Saturday most of the day looks dry with sun and clouds. Showers arrive Saturday night into Sunday morning with an unsettled finish to the weekend. Highs will be in the mid to upper 60s for much of Long Island.
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says temperatures are on the rise through the end of the week.
OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear with lows near 42. Light southwest to northeast winds. Sunrise: 6:06.
THURSDAY: Mild with sun and clouds. Highs near 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Mostly clear at night with lows near 49 and light south southwest winds. Sunset: 7:37.
FRIDAY: Sam's pick of the week. Warmer with sun and clouds. Highs near 71. Becoming mostly cloudy at night with some patchy fog and drizzle. Lows near 50.
SATURDAY: Morning clouds with some fog and drizzle, giving way to afternoon sun. Highs near 68. Clouds return in the evening with the chance of showers overnight. Lows near 53.
SUNDAY: Cloudy with showers during the morning into the afternoon, improving late. Highs near 66. Lows near 45.