A lifeguard stands watch in the City of Long Beach (Joe Abate)
A lifeguard stands watch in the City of Long Beach (Joe Abate)

Long Island has a hot and mostly sunny and forecast on tap for the Independence Day weekend, although each day is expected to start off foggy before clearing up.

After the threat of rain passed Wednesday, the Fourth of July on Thursday will set the tone for the four-day weekend with clear skies and temperatures in the high 80s, according to Upton-based National Weather Service forecasters.

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The same weather is expected Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as through the beginning of next week.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.