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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As we wrap up Newsday's LI Now live post for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, take a look at the weather forecast below and the local meeting happening tonight.

What's worse than a rainy day? How about the day taxes are due. It's the daily double -- it's tax day. But here is a little secret for those of you scrambling through the puddles to file federal returns -- penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money. If you owe, well, keep scrambling.

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WEATHER

Carry the umbrella and give yourself extra time. It's overcast throughout Long Island, and raining in spots. This afternoon's commute will be wet, and it's expected to rain through the midnight hour. Thunderstorms are possible. Precipitation could turn to snow briefly overnight, but it's not going to accumulate.

TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

There are no traffic or LIRR updates to report at this time. 

AGENDA

HEMPSTEAD VILLAGE - BUDGET. Hempstead Village's board is scheduled to meet today at 6:30 p.m. in Village Hall. The board is expected to consider adoption of the proposed $75.81 million budget for 2014-15. Follow Aisha Al-Muslim's Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim

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