Thursday's clouds could produce patchy fog during the night, the National Weather Service said, though visibility has risen to around five miles from the quarter of a mile or less that impeded morning commutes.
Long Islanders will not be troubled by the glare of the sun on Friday or Saturday either, though no rain is expected until after midday on Sunday, the weather service said.
The mean temperature for this month is about 35.6 degrees, but thermometers this December will run at least 10 degrees warmer than usual, it added.
Thursday’s high should run around 45 degrees. Friday will be a milder 52.
The thermometer will hit the high 40s on Saturday, the weather service said.
Outdoor enthusiasts will favor Sunday morning. There is a 40 percent chance of rain after noon, and the high for the day will be in the low 50s.
Sunday night likely will be rainy, and there is a 50% chance of showers on Monday, with a high in the low 50s.