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  • 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.

  • Longest Mild Spell Since Last Fall on the Way to the Northeast

    April 10, 2014; 10:18 AM

    During the early morning hours of April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse visible across North America. This eclipse is the start of a <em>tetrad</em>, a series of four total lunar eclipses over a two-year period. The totality begins at 3:07 a.m. ET, 2:07 a.m. CT, etc.

  • Milder Air on the Way

    April 09, 2014; 6:13 AM

    Severe Weather Awareness Week activities are conducted by National Weather Service offices nationwide at various times during the spring. There is a lot of information for everyone (from children to seniors) available online. You can start <a href="http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts">here</a>:

  • Wet to Dry in the Northeast

    April 08, 2014; 7:08 AM

    However, after the warmup, another cold front will move through the Great Lakes and Northeast with at least some rain. This map contains the forecast for Sunday evening.

  • Northeast: Wet Tomorrow but Dry for the Weekend

    April 03, 2014; 6:45 AM

    Overnight, a massive area of thunderstorms, some with violent winds, hit the area from Kansas east to Ohio and Iowa south to Tennessee. This map shows the lightning detected from midnight through 5 a.m. ET.

  • Boundary Dispute

    April 02, 2014; 6:52 AM

    With several low pressure areas moving along the frontal boundary, repeated episodes of rain can be expected from the Ohio valley to the Middle Atlantic states. This map shows the European Model rainfall forecast from last night through this Friday evening.

  • Northeast: Turning Milder Just in Time for April

    April 01, 2014; 6:12 AM

    Among the many advances in weather forecasting, improved ways of displaying information ranks high. Here is a computer generated forecast of the 3 meter temperatures (approximately 10 ft off the ground) for late this afternoon.

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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.