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Long Island weather: Morning fog, drizzle give way to bit of sun

Drizzle is expected to return before 9 p.m.,

Drizzle is expected to return before 9 p.m., and there is a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, and 3 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Newsday

Drizzle and areas of fog greeted Thursday on Long Island, where it was expected to be mostly cloudy from late morning through the rest of the daytime hours, forecasters said.

The temperature at Long Island MacArthur Airport was 61 degrees about 11 a.m. and was expected to hit a high near 67 later in the day.

“For later today, we’ll get a couple of slivers of sunshine,” News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said Thursday.

The drizzle was expected to return before 9 p.m., and there was slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. Thursday and 3 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday morning, and patchy fog before 9 a.m., the weather service said. Mostly cloudy weather was predicted for the rest of Friday.

Saturday should be party sunny with a high near 77, and Sunday should be sunny with a high near 62, the weather service said.

Next week’s weather is expected to be no drier, with showers predicted for Monday and Tuesday.

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