Long Island Weather Windy, Rainy for Friday


High winds and heavy rain are expected to ring in the end of the Mayan calendar on Friday.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area, along with a wind advisory that goes from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday. According to meteorologists, heavy rain amounting to between one and two inches and strong winds of 20 t0 30 mph are expected late Thursday night into Friday morning.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible as well early Friday morning, with localized damaging wind gusts of 60 mph.


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Meteorologists also warned of isolated coastal flooding early Friday morning. The persistent winds paired with heavy rainfall could cause flooding between 1 and 4 a.m. Friday morning during high tide.

Vulnerable areas include along the Atlantic Ocean shores and southwest Long Island, and can expect to see tidal departures one to two feet above high tide.


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