Newsday newsday.com 12 Jan, 2022 13:45 am

Sunshine may boost temps on Long island to about 40, forecasters say

Wednesday’s sunshine will help to drive out the coldest daytime temperatures since 2019 even with southwest winds of up to 33 mph, forecasters said. So the tristate will have a much milder day with a

So the tristate will have a much milder day with a high near 42, the National Weather Service said.Friday, though again mild, with a daytime high of 39, will see those north winds pick up, the weather service said, predicting gusts of 29 mph."Temperatures will be well below normal Saturday with highs from the upper teens to the lower 20s," the weather service said." The night will be frigid: a low of 12 is what the weather service predicts.

Currently, the weather service said, it is "still staying with a mainly snow forecast with some mixing in of rain along the coast.The next precipitation for eastern sections of the metropolitan area could arrive as soon as Thursday night, thanks to a "potent shortwave," sweeping into the Tennessee Valley and then heading southeast, the weather service said.

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