After foggy conditions burn off Wednesday, Long Island will experience varying amounts of sun and clouds for the afternoon.

There is a slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and later this evening, but the majority of those will come tomorrow when  a cold front moves in.

The air mass in place today will make make conditions warm and humid. High temperatures will be in the mid-60s across Long Island, with warmer temperatures to the west. Winds will come from the south around 10 to 15 mph.

Extended outlook: A sharp cold front will move through on Thursday, bringing with it showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe. A high pressure system will build in on Friday, setting up  conditions for terrific weekend weather.

Daily Temperature Records:

Record Highs and Lows for April 27:

-- 77 (1949), 34 (1967) at Kennedy

-- 77 (2008), 32 (2002) at MacArthur

-- 81 (1990), 32 (2002) at Republic

-- 66 (2001), 25 (2002) at Gabreski

Source: National Weather Service

This Day in Weather History

1988 -- Mount Washington, N.H. reported seven feet of snow in 10 days, pushing its snowfall total for the month past the previous record of 89.3 inches set in 1975.

Source: The daily weather facts are compiled by Hugh Crowther of the Aviation Weather Center.

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