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Flash Flooding Eastern New England, but Dry Air Advances

July 16, 2014; 8:04 AM ET

Wednesday morning

Heavy rain is affecting eastern New England today, but farther southwest from New York City to Washington, D.C., drier air has arrived. Temperatures dropped to the 50s across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley last night, with some spots dropping to the 40s. The cooling will be less pronounced along the East coast. This video talks about weather prospects from now through the weekend.

July is national blueberry month.

But why not talk about other fruits or even vegetables? In the weather business, every month represents a time when we have to break through any salad bars to understanding the weather. After all, even if I might peppercorn in my report, I fully realize that in the morning, you're all russian dressing, orange you?

I realize there are some of you who may not carrot all, but how could we justify our celeries if we didn't toss a forecast your way? For the kiwi say that the airmass that peared back the temperature in the Midwest will not be as cool when it reaches the East Coast.

As we comment on what will be currant Friday through the weekend in the Middle Atlantic area, we see a number of possible outcomes, Lettuce say it will be parsley sunny and that any showers may not be cucumbersome. At this point, however, we cannot produce any specific time for rain because the uncertainties make that kind of prediction for water chestnut possible.

Meanwhile, it is cool and crisp around the Grape Lakes. For many, the lower humidity will appeal. In the Southeast, sunshine, heat and humidity will be the top bananas. In our field, we always cultivate new ideas and provide an updated crop of reports. Kumkwat may, we want your visits to the garden of AccuWeather.com to be fruitful. As for me, avocado go now!

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