Weekend Weather Update: Sunshine, Warmer Temps to Continue Thaw of LI This Weekend

Wondering what the weather is going to look like this weekend? LongIsland.com's Weekend Weather Update has the need-to-know forecast details for Long Island - unlike some other weather updates, LI is our ONLY focus!

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Jones Beach after a light snow.

Photo by: Ciaran Boyle, LongIsland.com Reader.

Wondering what the weather is going to look like this weekend? LongIsland.com's Weekend Weather Update has the need-to-know forecast details for Long Island - unlike some other weather updates, LI is our ONLY focus!

Friday
The weekend kicks off with a slight chance of rain Friday evening, with temps in the low to mid 30s for Long Island, with a wind chill making temps feel as low as 15 - 25 degrees, so bundle up!

Saturday
Saturday, Long Islanders will be treated to a beautiful partly sunny day with slight cloud coverage, with high temps reaching up to 48 degrees - perfect for enjoying a hike on one of Long Island's gorgeous hiking trails, or an afternoon enjoying the great outdoors. There might be a slight wind during the day, but overall, Saturday's outlook is looking bright!

Sunday
Sunday's outlooks is just as nice as Saturday's, if not better - Long Islanders will be able to enjoy a mostly sunny day with little to no cloud coverage, andhighs of up to 47 degrees. This beautiful weather won't last forever, though -  temps will drop to the low-to-mid 30s in the evening, and there's a slight chance of rain for parts of Long Island.

This Coming Week
According to AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist  Elliot Abrams, cold air will be coming into the region next week, however, it will not be as cold as the Arctic Freeze that hit the Island Valentine's Day weekend. While it likely won't be as cold, the incoming cold air may coincide with one or more storms that are likely to track along the Atlantic Seaboard mid-week. Check back regularly for updates - LongIsland.com will be detailing the potential impact on Long Island as this cold front, and potential storm get closer.

For the most up to date weather information for this weekend & beyond, head over to the LongIsland.com Weather Center, where you can find the latest weather forecasts, advisories and more.

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[Source: NWS, AccuWeather.]