Long Island is expected to receive a half inch of rain Saturday, bringing a soggy start to the weekend.

Temperatures will remain in the high 40s Friday and rain will start between 3 and 6 a.m. Saturday, becoming “pretty much widespread” after 8 a.m., said David Stark, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Upton.

Showers will mostly be light, “maybe occasionally moderate,” but steady throughout the day, he said.

“It's just going to be kind of dreary, a wet kind of day,” said Stark.

The service has no significant concerns for flooding, he said, because the storm system is “not strong.” Temperatures will reach into the low 50s Saturday.

“This is not going to be a heavy rain at all,” he said.

Showers will end early Sunday, and Long Island will experience dry conditions with temperatures in the mid-50s until at least Tuesday.

“At night we're not going to be any lower than maybe the upper 30s to potentially the low 40s,” Stark said.

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