NEW YORK — Hermine continued to nudged northwest moving within 150 miles of Montauk Point bringing wind and some rain across sections of Long Island. Some areas in the Twin Forks recorded a peak wind gust of over 50 mph.
All Tropical Storm Warnings have been canceled as the system continues to weaken within the next 24-48 hours. While the waves off shore continue to be rough, the risk of any coastal flooding is now over with. Despite the weakening of the storm, there will still be a few lingering showers for the next 24 hours.
Skies will remain variably cloudy Tuesday night but the winds will lessen as the night progress. A passing shower will be possible from time to time mainly from the city and points east. Temperatures will drop to around 70°.
Wednesday will feature a mix of sun and clouds for much of the day. There will still be a risk of a shower but that chances should decrease during the afternoon. Also, the clouds may begin to thin out late in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 80s.
By Thursday and Friday, the heat and humidity will be back in full force. Highs may approach 90 with high humidity. There is a chance of a stray afternoon thunderstorm, but much of the day should be dry.
Highs on Saturday will be in the mid 80s with mostly sunny skies. A cold front passes on Sunday bringing the chance of scattered thunderstorms. Temperatures will only climb into the lower 80s.