Clouds, afternoon storms for today; cooler temps on tap midweek

Long Islanders can expect clouds and showers with a few afternoon storms.
WHAT'S NEW - Tracking a cold front that will bring showers and a few thunderstorms. It appears the strongest storms will be south of Long Island. We could have a few heavier downpours toward this evening. 
WHAT'S NEXT - Hello October and cooler weather. Chance of showers Wednesday night into Thursday. Highs will be in the 60s through most of the 10-day forecast. 
For today, any morning sunshine goes to mostly cloudy skies. Showers are possible before noon. News 12 meteorologists are tracking scattered showers this afternoon with a few thunderstorms, mainly from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Highs will be near 76 degrees today.
For tonight expect cloudy skies with showers and chance of thunderstorms through 10 p.m. Drier weather into Wednesday. Lows will be 52 to 57 degrees.
On Wednesday, there will be a chance of showers toward the evening with highs near 68 degrees. Lows will be 50 to 55 degrees.
For Thursday, expect partly sunny skies, cool and a chance of a shower with highs near 67 degrees.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday will feature mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s to 70 degrees.