**UPDATE** The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Suffolk County until 2 p.m. Friday. Doppler radar indicated that there was a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Robert Moses State Park in West Islip.
Strong storms will start the weekend on Long Island, and meteorologists warn that wind damage and flooding are possible.
A line of heavy showers and thunderstorms moving east across central New Jersey and a cluster of heavy showers and thunderstorms moving north up the New Jersey coast have prompted a flood advisory for western Nassau County, the National Weather Service said.
Meteorologists said that the maximum hourly rates for the storms will be 1 to 1 1/2 inches per hour.
According to the NWS, the main threat with these storms will be damaging winds. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain into Saturday.
Meteorologists say that there is a 40 percent chance that storms will heavy rain will continue into Saturday night.
Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 85.