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Changeable This Week and a Look at THE POLAR VORTEX

June 9, 2014; 8:09 AM ET

Monday morning

This video explains how this week's weather should unfold and gives some hints about next weekend.

When the weather headlines screamed about the Polar Vortex last winter, I told you that the polar vortex could be found on the weather maps year-round. The issue was how large it was and how it was oriented. This map shows the polar vortex at the 500 mb level last night (June 8, 2014, 8 p.m. ET). It was centered close to the North Pole and has a very limited extent (as we expect during the warm season).

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