Sunny and cloudy skies ahead, but with slightly lower temps than yesterday. A high of 72 degrees is anticipated this afternoon, with the rest of the day hitting the high 60s, until tonight, when there is a 90 percent chance of rain — and thunderstorms.
Weather.com describes it as “Thunderstorms this evening with a few showers possible overnight. Low 53F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.”
Also making an appearance tonight will be a new moon.
Five things to know this morning:
- The final bit of rock standing between Grand Central Terminal’s tunnels and the LIRR was blown up yesterday and is one of the last controlled explosions that will ever occur under Grand Central, said the MTA. The tunnel is part of the $8.24 billion East Side Access project between Manhattan and Sunnyside, Queens. [DNAInfo; NowThisNews]
- Former Brooklyn Congressmember Anthony Weiner is open to a mayoral run in the future. The disgraced pol was forced to resign during the aftermath of a sexting scandal in June of 2011. [NYTimes]
- NYC Sandy victims may not get reimbursed for rebuilding costs, but Long Island residents can, thanks to differences in filing by city and state officials. [NY Daily News; NYTimes]
- Jay-Z will sell his share of the Brooklyn Nets team in order to pursue another career as a sports agent. [NY Daily News]
- High arsenic levels in beer may result from the filtration process. [NPR]