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Cloudy skies, chance of rain

Cloudy skies will return and there is a good chance of showers throughout the day on Wednesday.

A slow moving cold front will be the reason for the showers that are likely in the morning and early afternoon, before tapering off toward evening.

Temperatures will hover right around 60 degrees for the high, with 10-15 mph winds.

Cloudy skies are expected to remain through Thursday with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunshine should return on Friday and Saturday, with seasonable conditions and highs in the mid-60s each day.

Record highs and lows for May 4:

* 88 (1965), 42 (2005) at Kennedy

* 91 (2001), 36 (2002) at MacArthur -- What a difference a year makes!

* 89 (2001), 39 (2005) at Republic

* 86 (2001), 26 (2005) at Gabreski

Source: National Weather Service

Geoffrey Bansen is a recent graduate of Stony Brook University, with a degree in atmospheric science/meteorology.

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