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.