Two cold fronts will travel from the northern Plains to the New England and mid-Atlantic states late this week and this weekend. The first front will bring a mild, Pacific air mass into the Ohio Valley, then the East, while the second front will eventually bring much cooler air through the northern Plains and Midwest into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, then the Northeast.
Parts of Ancient Antarctica had a climate that was similar to today's climate along the California coast....
A rather intense, cold, wet trough moves through California Friday into Saturday morning.
Thunderstorms broke out in eastern New England this morning. Here is a lightning map showing strikes between 8 a.m. and 10:30 ET: