Weather to Watch: Long Island under flood watch later this afternoon, 1-3” rain possible

Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Addison Green says wet weather is on the way and could damper your Labor Day plans

News 12 Staff

Sep 5, 2022, 12:29 PM

Updated 659 days ago

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WHAT'S NEW: A cloudy and gloomy Labor Day is on the way. Thankfully, much of the expected shower activity holds off until the late afternoon hours.  
WHAT'S NEXT: A FLOOD WATCH is up for the entire island starting at 5 p.m. today and lasts until 5 p.m. on Tuesday. There is the potential for 1-3” of rain, thankfully, over the course of about 36-48 hours. Shower activity will taper off after Wednesday morning.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Addison Green says wet weather is on the way and could damper your Labor Day plans
Forecast:
TODAY: LABOR DAY - Weather to Watch   Mostly cloudy to overcast skies for the first half of the day. Light, misty showers move in around 5 p.m. and turn steadier through the evening to overnight hours. Highs: Upper 70s to low 80s.  Lows: upper 60s.
TUESDAY: Weather to Watch Moderate to heavy rain, with some isolated thunderstorms, is expected through the day. As a result of the clouds & rain, expect cooler temps. Highs: mid 70s. Lows: mid 60s. 
WEDNESDAY: Showers fade away during morning commute with sun returning by the afternoon. Highs: mid 70s. Lows: low to mid 60s.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy, drier and breezy. Highs: upper 70s to low 80s. Lows: low to mid 60s.
FRIDAY: *Pick of the week* Mostly sunny, seasonable temps and comfy air. Highs: low 80s. Lows: mid 60s.
WEEKEND: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy, light winds, with humidity slowly on the rise. Highs: mid 80s. Lows: mid to upper 60s.


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