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  • March Style Winds in the Northeast

    April 23, 2014; 9:46 AM

    I'd like to think that my explanations of what was going on enlightened him, but we all know better! This map shows the distribution of lightning from around daybreak yesterday to the wee hours of the morning today.

  • Middle Atlantic: Warm to Cool Then Back to Warm This Week

    April 21, 2014; 6:31 AM

    This satellite picture shows the storm that affected the Southeast on Saturday (1) , the frontal system that will reach the East Coast late tomorrow night (2) and a disturbance in the Pacific Northwest that may affect the Northeast at the end of the week (3) .

  • Easter Weekend Weather

    April 18, 2014; 6:06 AM

    A deck of clouds about a half-mile overhead spread westward from the Atlantic to much of the I95 corridor from DC to Boston early this morning. These cloud decks can be a forecaster's nightmare in the spring because ...

  • Harsh Cold to Leave the Northeast

    April 17, 2014; 5:39 AM

    The map below the video is one of the GFS solutions for where the southeast storm will be early Saturday. The precipitation is predicted to be farther north than suggested by other models.

  • April, Really?

    April 16, 2014; 7:11 AM

    It is freezing cold in the Northeast this morning, but this map shows that much more mellow mildness has reached the Plains.

  • Unreasonably Cold

    April 15, 2014; 8:31 AM

    Extensive precipitation straddles both sides of the cold front that was moving through central New York and central Pennsylvania as of mid morning. This radar shows the distribution of rain and snow; some temperatures are added.

  • Warm Then Wet Then Colder

    April 14, 2014; 5:41 AM

    The cold front approaching the East shows up quite well in this pressure analysis. Several temperatures are plotted to give you a sense for how much the temperature changes behind the cold front. At Chicago, it went from 60 at 4 a.m. to 39 at 5:19, a 21-degree drop in little more than an hour.

  • Northeast Mild Spell to Last Until Early Next Week

    April 11, 2014; 6:24 AM

    Temperatures on Sunday and Monday will range from the 60s in parts of New England to near 80 in Maryland and Virginia. However, a strong cold front will then trigger and perhaps a few thunderstorms as it ushers in air that will be 30-40 degrees colder than it will be ahead of the cold front.

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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.