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  • Northeast: August Starts on a Sunny Note

    July 31, 2015; 9:18 AM ET

    There's a west to northwesterly flow of basically dry air from south-central Canada to the northern part of the Middle Atlantic states. The flow changes orientation farther south. A light northerly flow is helping slightly less humid air to seep southward.

  • Heat and Humidity to Bake the Northeast at Midweek

    July 27, 2015; 10:25 AM ET

    A line of persistent showers and thunderstorms stretched from Long Island Sound to Cape Cod. Some areas in this zone had more than 3 inches of rain this morning, and there can be highway flooding in localized heavy showers this afternoon and evening. This radar shows the rain zone just after 10 a.m. ET.

  • Middle Atlantic: Warmer, More Humid for Last Weekend of July

    July 24, 2015; 9:45 AM ET

    This map shows the predicted upper-air flow for tomorrow night. Our timing estimates suggest showers and some thunderstorms could affect the I-95 corridor from Portland and Boston to New York City (and perhaps Philadelphia) on Sunday.

  • Middle Atlantic Dry Into the Weekend

    July 23, 2015; 9:34 AM ET

    For the start of this "Olympics of the Forest," the weather looks good, as forest we can tell. From DC to NYC, it looks sunny for at least the next two, tree days.

  • I 95 Heat to Ease at Midweek

    July 20, 2015; 9:43 AM ET

    As moisture from former hurricane Delores moved northward, the dynamic changed, and thunderstorms broke out. This map shows the more than 300,000 strokes that occurred between early yesterday and early today.

  • Cooler and Drier for the Northeast Thursday and Friday

    July 15, 2015; 9:29 AM ET

    The recent volatility of the weather in many areas of the Central and Eastern states is demonstrated by the widespread thunderstorm activity of the last couple of days. The lightning map shows hundreds of thousands of lightning strokes between 7 a.m. ET yesterday and about the same time today:

  • Thunderstorms Bring Flash Flood Threat to Northeast

    July 14, 2015; 10:51 AM ET

    A narrow band of territory that in winter is one of the Buffalo area's southern snow belts received more than 5 inches of rain in just a few hours. Water seemed to rage everywhere, and people had to be evacuated from their homes in the dark of night.

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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.