Air quality alert extended for LI; some showers expected for the next few days
The National Weather Service extended an air quality alert for Long Island through Thursday due to the widespread haze from the Canadian wildfires.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Sam Augeri says smoky conditions will still around through Thursday.
WHAT'S NEW: Air Quality Alert has been extended through Thursday afternoon. Air quality levels are at their worst right now at very unhealthy to hazardous. Conditions will slowly improve tomorrow through Friday but skies won't clear until the weekend.
WHAT'S NEXT: Chance for some showers Friday afternoon into the evening with nice, dry weather arriving for the weekend. A great beach and boating weekend!
OVERNIGHT: Hazy with smoke and reduced visibility. Lows near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunrise: 5:21
THURSDAY: Partly sunny and hazy with unhealthy air quality. Highs near 70. Slight chance for a stray shower late in the day. North to south winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunset: 8:22
THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and hazy. Lows near 55. Winds south to north 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY: Partly sunny and hazy with a good chance for late day showers. Highs near 68. Lows near 54.
SATURDAY: Sun and clouds with improving air quality. Highs near 74. Lows near 57.
SUNDAY: Nice with sun and clouds. Highs near 77. Lows near 62.