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Fine Weather Then Late-Week Showers

June 4, 2013; 6:04 AM ET

Tuesday 9 a.m.

Words cannot describe the beauty of this day. Behold the bright disk of the eager June sun peering through the emerald canopy of trees, the golden specks of sunlight peppering the lawn. There's a freshness in the morning air that adds life to our steps, inviting us to breathe deeply and savor the richness of this stunning morning. And, as if to mimic the blossom world that saturates our sights, the unfurling weather pattern will be sunny through tomorrow.

These are the days we waited for on all the bitterly cold, icebound days of winter, when face-freezing winds ran rampant across a snowdraped winterscape with the sun just a feeble bystander an eternity away. These are the days we waited for during the stratus status dreary days when a soggy carpet of steel wool was dragged across the sky as if pulled from an endless roll. These are the days we'll savor fondly when it gets so hot that even today's busy dandelions lose their drive and just stand their staring at the sun-scorched summer sky. These are the days we'll recall on those steamy August afternoons when searing waves of blistering heat simmer from the blazing streets. This is what we'll long for on holdover steamy September days when a hurricane or tropical storm menaces the mainland, boils the waves, gathers the gales, foments fear, batters the beaches, destroys the dunes and evacuates vacationers. This is what we'll long for on some chilled October morning when a cloak of fog chokes the dawn and nullifies noon. Also, it will be a nice day.

More thunderstorms threaten Oklahoma, but the Northeast has sparkling sunshine.

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Elliot Abrams
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