Long Island weather: Partly sunny, highs in mid-60s


Monday in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area will be sunny with a high temperature around 80, the National Weather Service office in Valley, Nebraska, said. Our next chance for rain comes late Thursday, then over the 2nd half of the weekend (not ideal for Mom, there is time as we're 6 days out and a lot can change - stay with us for the latest!).

The week appears to feature comfortable weather, low humidity and temperatures at or above average. Tuesday Night: 50 percent chance of showers/thunderstorms after 1 am, increasing clouds - low around 60 with SE wind around 8 miles per hour.

Wednesday: Sunny and warmer, with a high at 88. Tuesday: Sunny - high near 77 with SE wind 3 to 8 miles per hour.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy; low of 54.

SATURDAY: Sun mixing with afternoon clouds.

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Friday may start with a few showers. Weather models are in disagreement on the timing of the cold front and showers.

The weather service says most of Thursday should be dry, however by late day and into Thursday evening there will be a chance for some showers and thunderstorms as a cold front moves through. Partly sunny; high of 74. Low: 66. High: 92.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 54.

Saturday will be unsettled.

THURSDAY: Increasing clouds with late day showers. Therefore, we did not yet have the first heat wave of 2018. Low: 67. High: 90.