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Temp to reach 43 on Long Island before another big chill, forecasters say

Sunshine will replace Friday’s morning overcast and the daytime high will be a clement 43, the National Weather Service said, ahead of a weekend possibly only a polar bear could love. A wind chill adv

i pShare Tweet Email Sunshine will replace Friday’s morning overcast and the daytime high will be a clement 43, the National Weather Service said, ahead of a weekend possibly only a polar bear could love.The threat of frigid temperatures and possible coastal flooding — which could be "quite widespread" Monday — prompted the weather service to issue a hazardous weather outlook that runs from Friday through Wednesday.Today’s wind chill of 25 to 35 may seem mild compared to what the tristate can expect over the weekend, the weather service said.Saturday should be sunny, with thermometers rising to 21, according to the weather service.

That night, the low will slide to around 26, the weather service predicted.Coastal areas will bear the brunt of what the weather service calls an arctic air mass.

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