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Cold for All; Snow for Some

February 15, 2013; 7:05 AM ET

Friday 9 a.m.

The computer models all show a precipitation-producing feature affecting areas over or near the Middle Atlantic coast late tonight (1 a.m. to 7 a.m. period), but they differ from each other in important ways. This is really a time when you should plan to check back on accuweather.com a number of times as you go through the weekend. Here is the European model's take on this.

The GFS has the same features but is farther along than the Euro. The Euro showed some enhanced precipitation in New Jersey and New York City during this period, while the GFS has the same thing in southern New England.

The NAM seems to have the same timing as the European model but is lighter and less extensive with the precipitation:

The current maps with precipitation areas give few clues about which model will be best.

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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.