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Long Island weather: Seasonably cool and dry through midweek

Long Island will be dry and seasonably cool for the start of the workweek, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 72 during the day, becoming partly cloudy at night, with a low around 61, the weather service said.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 73 during the day, becoming partly cloudy at night, with a low around 64.

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is in the forecast for Wednesday night.

“At this point it’s looking pretty scattered,” NWS meteorologist Dave Radell said Sunday morning of the showers. Otherwise the day will be partly sunny and warm, with a high near 79, dropping to around 68 at night.

Showers could continue Thursday, when there is a 30 percent chance of precipitation in the afternoon. The day will otherwise be mostly sunny, with a high near 81. The low will be around 63 at night.

The highs Wednesday and Thursday are slightly above normal for this time of year, usually in the high 70s, Radell said.

Friday will cool off, with a high near 71, kicking off the weekend with a partly sunny day, and dropping to a low of 63, the weather service said.

Saturday will be partly cloudy, with a high near 77. Showers are possible at night, when the low will be around 66.

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