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Sunshine has become a rare commodity across much of the Northeast. Extended periods of wet, cloudy, foggy, and overall dreary days have dominated our weather pattern across the region since mid-April. Fortunately, the doom and gloom cannot last forever. Signs point to the relentless weather pattern that’s been producing these miserable conditions to let up in time for Memorial Day.Coastal areas of New York and New England have been under the tightest grasp of spring gloom. Islip, NY on Long Island set a daunting record last week for the longest stretch of rainy days since records began in 1963. A remarkable 18 consecutive days of measurable precipitation (0.01″ or more) was observed at Islip’s MacArthur Airport from April 20 – May 7, 2019. That streak may be extended to the 26 days starting April 12 if trace amounts of precipitation are included. Since the start of April, only April 1,…