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Weather forecast: Mostly dry, sunny Saturday

Bicyclists are reflected in a puddle after heavy

Bicyclists are reflected in a puddle after heavy rain moved though the area in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in East Meadow. Credit: Howard Schnapp

A cold front carrying rain moved a little more quickly than first anticipated, so Long Islanders will be getting a mostly dry and sunny Saturday, the National Weather service said.

"We had the heavy rain overnight, as expected, and that cold front passed through, so we're starting out here mostly sunny," said Nelson Vaz, a meteorologist at the service's Upton office.

Parts of western Nassau and central Suffolk experienced the heaviest rain totals, from 1 to 1½ inches, in a storm that moved west to east between about 8 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday, Vaz said.

Saturday temperatures should reach into the low 70s and perhaps as high as 75 in some areas, Vaz said.

Sunday is likely to be "a tad cooler with some cloud cover," he said.

It's pretty much the same for Monday, with highs in the high 60s and low 70s, the service said.

Rain could revisit the forecast Monday night, when there's a 20 percent chance of showers, mostly for eastern Suffolk County.

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