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Long Island weather: Showers, storms move out

A man copes with the rain by wrapping

A man copes with the rain by wrapping himself in a plastic bag while walking across Park Avenue in Long Beach on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The showers that moved through Long Island Wednesday afternoon were out over the East End by the evening and heading out to sea, forecasters said.

The heaviest rain actually wound up out over the Atlantic Ocean south of Long Island, said Faye Barthold, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Upton bureau.

As of 4 p.m., 0.32 inches of rain had fallen at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Daily highs ranged from the upper 60s to the low 70s, with winds from the west at 13 to 18 mph.

Thursday opens with breezy, cool conditions and partly cloudy skies.

Expect daily highs in the low to mid-70s, News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said.

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