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Long Island Forecast: Highs in the 50s, overnight lows in the 20s

Warmer-than-average daily highs are forecast for Sunday and Monday, but lest anyone forget that it’s still winter, there’s a low chance of Monday night snow showers and overnight lows in the 20s starting Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service, Sunday’s high is expected to be near 55 degrees with mostly sunny skies and a 20% chance of showers after 4pm. An early patchy fog will be followed by increasing cloud cover throughout the day, the weather service said. Sunday night will be cloudy with a low of around 37.

Temperature on Monday is expected to reach around 55 again under cloudy skies.

The normal high temperature for the day is 39 in Islip, according to the Weather Service.

On Monday night the low hits 34 with a 40% chance of rain before 4am, then a low chance of snow showers.

The sun returns on Tuesday when the high is expected to hit the mid-40s with a low in the 20s. More sun is forecast for Wednesday when the high will only reach around 34 and drop to 28 at night depending on the weather service.

The rest of the week looks seasonal with a high of around 40 on Thursday in mostly cloudy skies and an overnight low of around 26. Friday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high in the mid 30s and an overnight low of 13.

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