Expect warm weather, mostly dry conditions and plenty of sun for the final days of summer vacation.
After an overnight low about 70 degrees, Monday will be mostly cloudy with a high near 85, the National Weather Service said. The nighttime low will be about 71 with patchy fog after 11 p.m. and partly cloudy skies.
A 20% chance of showers is expected after 2 p.m. on a mostly sunny Tuesday with a high in the mid to upper 80s. The chance of showers and thunderstorms increases to 50%, mainly after 8 p.m. with partly cloudy skies and a low around 70.
Rain could linger into Wednesday with highs in the mid to upper 80s, but will likely dry off in the afternoon, said Joe Pollina, a meteorologist with the weather service's Upton office. Wednesday night lows will be in the low 60s with decreased humidity.
So far in 2022, Pollina said, the Island has seen 24.45 inches of rain for the year as of Saturday, which is about 5.39 inches below normal.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, much of Long Island's South Shore is classified as being in the D2 category or in "severe drought."
There's more sun in the Thursday forecast with a high near 85. Thursday night will be mostly clear with a low around 62, according to the weather service.
Friday will also be sunny with a high near 82 and at night, clear with a low about 63.
Sunshine remains on Saturday with a high near 84 and mostly clear skies at night with a low around 66.
Sunday forecast will be sunny with a high near 87, according to the weather service.