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  • Great Lakes and Northeast: Warmer for Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2015; 9:58 AM ET

    This satellite picture shows clouds over parts New York and Pennsylvania, as well as areas of low clouds, fog and snow cover from Michigan to Illinois. Most of the Northeast should have at least some sunshine through Thanksgiving Day.

  • Northeast to Become Warmer in Time for Thanksgiving

    November 23, 2015; 9:24 AM ET

    As we go through the week, the flow aloft over the East will become southwesterly. This will promote a major warmup. This map shows the projected upper-air flow for Thanksgiving afternoon:

  • Midwest Snowstorm Not Heading to East Coast Cities

    November 20, 2015; 9:03 AM ET

    A major snowstorm will affect the area from Iowa to Michigan tonight and tomorrow. At first, snow can melt on streets, but as it continues and the temperature drops, the area impacted by slippery conditions will increase dramatically. This map shows expected accumulations:

  • Northeast: Mild and Wet to Chilly and Dry

    November 19, 2015; 8:33 AM ET

    This map shows two cold fronts in the northeast quarter of the nation; 9 a.m. ET temperature are plotted. The isobars are closest together over the central and western Great Lakes, and this is where the strongest winds were occurring.

  • Rain in Northeast Thursday; Snow in Chicago Friday Night

    November 17, 2015; 9:52 AM ET

    This map shows how large an area is directly affected by precipitation on Tuesday morning. The low pressure center was in Kansas early today but will move all the way to Hudson Bay by Thursday while sending a cold front eastward on its south side.

  • Northeast: Mild for November Much of the Week

    November 16, 2015; 9:32 AM ET

    A storm now moving through the Rockies will tap moisture from the Gulf of Mexico to threaten the central state with flooding rain. This map shows the GFS-predicted rainfall for the period from today through midday Friday.

  • Northeast: Cold Winds Saturday; Warmup Next Week

    November 12, 2015; 10:20 AM ET

    In the strongest wind zone (where the lines are closest together), the winds have gusted past 50 mph. Peak winds with this storm will weaken slowly as the storm moves into eastern Canada by Saturday.

  • Gusty Gales to Lash the Lakes; Winds Less Fierce in Northeast

    November 11, 2015; 9:52 AM ET

    Milder air will spread across the Plains this weekend, and afternoon temperatures could easily reach the 60s in the Middle and North Atlantic states in the early to middle parts of next week. This map shows the predicted upper air flow for next Tuesday.

  • Wet in NYC-Boston Corridor Into Wednesday Morning

    November 10, 2015; 9:54 AM ET

    Analysis of isobars (lines of equal barometric pressure) can show where it will be windy because the lines are closest together. This computer model forecasts shows why it should be windy around Chicago on Thursday morning.

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Elliot Abrams
Elliot Abrams from AccuWeather.com offers this Northeast Weather Blog for the U.S. with regular updates on NE weather from a leading forecaster and meteorologist.