Wednesday worked out to be another mostly sunny day, with mild temperatures for October across Long Island.

In fact, a record was set at Long Island MacArthur Airport -- 75 degrees just before noon, surpassing the former record of 74 set in 2007. Farmingdale, Shirley and Westhampton made it to 74, as of early afternoon.

The National Weather Service's Upton office was calling for daily highs in the upper 60s for most parts of Nassau and Suffolk counties, with some areas reaching into the 70s.

News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said the mild conditions should remain during most of the next 24 hours.

"And we get close to a record high on Thursday," Hoffman said.

The daily record high temperature for Thursday is 73 degrees, set in 1990, according to the service; Hoffman said the average daily high this time of year is 62 degrees.

"It's mostly dry weather conditions through the seven-day forecast," Hoffman said, which includes the weekend.

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Wednesday night calls for partly cloudy skies and temperatures to dip into the low 50s.

Daytime conditions Thursday are partly cloudy, and there's a slight chance for showers in the afternoon, Hoffman said.

But temperatures are expected to creep above the 70s, with conditions turning a bit breezy later in the afternoon, he said.

With Patricia Kitchen