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Changes This Week

April 22, 2013; 6:29 AM ET

Monday 9 a.m.

An early week storm mostly over the ocean, a front arriving in the Northeast Wednesday night and another front approaching next weekend will all bring some changes to the Northeast region's weather. However, none of the systems look like they will major or long-lasting when they get into the East.

The one that develops east of the Middle Atlantic coast tonight is tricky. Most of its precipitation will fall back into the ocean. However, with onshore (from the east) flow in the low levels of the atmosphere bringing some moisture inland, and the storm skirting the coast, rain and drizzle can affect areas from eastern Virginia to eastern Maine as it moves up the coast. This video has more:

High clouds are common this morning from Pennsylvania to central New England. These clouds typically do not cause any precipitation that reaches the ground. However, we can often see streamers of snow descending from the clouds as in this picture.

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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.