Storms headed for LI, forecasters say

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Local weather forecasters expect a drenching on Long Island Thursday night as showers and thunderstorms creep eastward to envelope the Island and, by mid-evening, to dump buckets of rain into the overnight hours.

Thursday night's storms "have the potential to produce strong wind gusts and some hail," said Joey Picca, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, in Upton, adding that, before...

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