Winds are picking up as well this evening. The National Weather Service has issued Wind Advisories as the cold front passes through tomorrow. Winds could go as high as 15-25 mph with gusts to over 50 mph especially across Long Island. There could be a few downed trees and power lines resulting in scattered power outages. With the cold front arriving, the could be a few showers for a good part of the day. Precipitation amounts should be no more than a .25″ for the city. Higher amounts will be restricted to north and west of the city where they may get over half an inch. The skies will then begin to clear out in the afternoon and evening. Temperatures prior to the cold front may reach into the lower 70’s. By late afternoon it may drop quickly into the lower 60.
High pressure will start to push into the area by Saturday. Brisk winds from the north will drive down some patchy clouds from the Great Lakes. Temperatures will reach into the lower 60 by the afternoon.
For Sunday, it will be a brisk run for all the marathoners participating in the race. The day itself will be partly to mostly sunny, however brisk winds from the north may make it tough for the runners. To add insult to injury, a reinforcing shot of cold air will come through the midday hours allowing temperatures to tumble in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 50 by midday, but temperatures will go down into the 40s during the afternoon.