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    A December Sandwich

    December 4, 2012; 10:49 AM ET

    Tuesday 11 a.m.

    Today and part of tomorrow will be mild in the I95 corridor, and mild weather is likely to return at the end of the week. That leaves a December sandwich (chilly weather slicing in) in the period from late tomorrow through Thursday night in place. For the moment, real winter has gone a-rye.

    The models have offered a wide variety of possibilities recently, but so far when storms have shown up, they are preceded or accompanied by mild air. Here's another one on the long-range GFS (for Dec. 19). Snow lovers in the Great Lakes and perhaps northern New England may cheer this, but farther south, rain is likely.

    One note: there do seem to be several potential precipitation producers for the dry areas in the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes during the next week or two.

    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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