Will you be out and about this Columbus Day weekend?
If so, be careful, because it could be a pretty nasty beginning.
This afternoon the chance of rain on Long Island is 40 percent with a high of 61. But by tonight the chance rises to 90 percent with rainfull amounts near 0.8 inches possible and a low of 50.
The rain continues Saturday, with a 70 percent chance and a high of 61.
Clearing will take place Saturday evening, but the temperature will start to dip with a low of 45.
TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT
LIRR: The Long Island Rail Road has announced that it is operating on or close to schedule. Earlier Friday, a disabled train in Westbury resulted in 10- to 15-minute scattered delays west of Hicksville. For traffic and transit updates, visit the newsday.com page at http://nwsdy.li/1hh2eph.