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Newsday newsday.com 11 Jan, 2022 11:15 am

Coldest temps of season arrive on Long Island, forecasters say

An arctic air mass will make Tuesday feel like minus zero to 10 degrees as the coldest temperatures of the season arrive on Long island, forecasters said. Northwest winds will gust as high as 29 mph t

Northwest winds will gust as high as 29 mph though sunny skies will raise thermometers to 21, the National Weather Service said."While these values are 15 to 20 degrees below normal, records are not in jeopardy," the weather service said.It likely will be even more polar-like around the Pine Barrens, which "may get close to zero," the weather service predicted.Wednesday will still feel like winter: the wind chill will range from 10 to 20, offsetting the day’s high temperatures of 39, the weather service said.

The winds should ease, blowing from the west, "becoming calm after midnight," the weather service said.Thursday might feel almost balmy by comparison, the weather service said, with a daytime high of 41 and partly sunny skies.

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