Light rain across Long Island on Saturday morning is expected to taper off around noon, but clouds and a slight chance of more showers will linger until the evening hours along with a breezy wind, the National Weather Service said.

Temperatures will peak in the mid-to-high 70s, according to the weather service.

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Bruce Avery, a meteorologist with News 12 Long Island, said temperatures Saturday will be below the normal of 82 degrees. There’s a chance that midday Saturday, the clouds may break for some sunny periods by the afternoon, Avery said.

A “big storm is going right around us,” Avery said.

The weather service issued a high rip-current risk statement for Long Island and New York City beaches, effective from 8 a.m. Saturday until the nighttime. Surf height is expected to reach 4 to 5 feet.

Saturday night will be mostly clear with lows in the low 60s. A breezy, northwest wind is expected to blow around 15-23 mph. In some of the more traditionally cool areas, overnight temperatures there could drop into the 50s, Avery said.

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Sunday’s forecast shows “a lovely day” with sunny weather, no precipitation, and highs reaching the low 80s, Avery said. A northeast wind will keep breezes at around 10 to 17 mph.