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LI Now traffic and weather updates for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Good morning, Long Island. Welcome to the live LI Now morning traffic and weather post for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

We're winding down for now, but we'll be back at 4 p.m. for your afternoon updates.

Let's take a look at what's going on in the skies and on the roads Wednesday morning:

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

PORT JEFFERSON STATION: There is long-term road construction on Route 347 in both directions between Williams Street and Route 112.

WEATHER

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain in the morning, then clear and breezy with a high of 73.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clear with a low of 46.

Wednesday morning, there was a red lunar eclipse that began at 4:17 a.m. The eclipse reached its maximum phase at 6:55, and is now moving out of visible view below the horizon. The eclipse will move out of its final phase at about 9:32 a.m.

A partial solar eclipse will be visible in New York on Oct. 23.

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