STATEN ISLAND, NY – If April showers bring May flowers, this month holds its end of the bargain.
Rain or thunderstorms are forecast for Staten Island most days of the week, the National Weather Service said.
Monday will start mostly clear with a high of nearly 61 degrees, it is forecast, before a 30% chance of late night showers alongside a low of around 48 degrees.
There is a 30% chance of showers before noon on Tuesday and a high approaching 75 degrees, according to the forecast. Temperatures will drop to around 49 degrees in the evening.
Wednesday will be partly sunny with a high near 67 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There is then a 30% chance of rain between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday, the agency added.
The chance of rain will persist Thursday afternoon, according to the forecast, when there is a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. The maximum for Thursday is near 77 degrees and the minimum is around 52 degrees. More thunderstorms are possible before midnight, according to the National Weather Service.
Friday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 65 degrees, the National Weather Service said, although the evening is expected to be slightly cloudier with a low of around 49 degrees.