Long Island could get buried in 12 to 18 inches of snow Monday evening throughout Tuesday, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Watch for Long Island, New York City, and other parts of the region in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday evening.
Rain, gusty winds and strong surf are likely on Long Island over Labor Day weekend thanks to Hurricane Hermine, forecasters said. Uncertainty remains over the exact timing and potential local impact of the storm, which may pass south of Long Island, but the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Thursday for the New York Metro area, warning that Hermine may impact the region with heavy rain and strong winds over the holiday weekend.
Sweltering mid-90s temperatures are in this weekend's forecast as a heat wave surges toward the region, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service in Upton is predicting a blazing hot start to the weekend on Saturday with a high near 95. Luckily, the mercury should fall about 20 degrees during the evening, providing Long Islanders with a brief respite.
Santa better wear his galoshes.
Up to an inch of snow may fall on LI, but forecasters say accumulation amounts may vary.
Expect sunny skies this weekend.