Warm and Stormy Weekend Ahead
There's a chance of showers and storms Saturday and Sunday
Raphael Miranda's late morning forecast for Saturday, June 9, including weather predictions for the Belmont Stakes. (Published Saturday, Jun 9, 2012)
This weekend's weather will be warm with scattered storms on both days, and may put a damper on the Belmont Stakes Saturday afternoon.
Saturday is off to a mild start near 70 in the city, with cooler temperatures in the suburbs. Some light showers will move through the Hudson Valley region later this morning.
A cold front moves through the area in the afternoon, bringing with it another chance of showers. There's a chance of rain at the race kickoff at Belmont, which is later this afternoon.
Some isolated severe weather, including high-wind and hail, is expected in some parts of the tri-state.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and humid, with scattered afternoon showers and storms mainly west of the city. Monday will be sunny and warm, with a high of 81.
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