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Humidity Without Humility

July 8, 2013; 6:08 AM ET

Monday 9 a.m.

Very humid air is in place throughout the Northeast today, and a series of disturbances will move through the area from west to east during the next few days. Each of these can cause some showers and thunderstorms. A cold front approaching Wednesday may be strong enough to cause locally severe thunderstorms from the Ohio Valley to New York state and New England.

Once the front goes by, it is likely to become comfortable with low humidity across the Great Lakes and perhaps as far east as the Appalachians. Closer to the coast (and including the I95 corridor), the front could stall. This would increase the chance of more frequent rainfall, though the increased cloudiness would also hold temperatures down. This video has more:

This satellite picture with a radar overlay shows the most concentrated area of showers and thunderstorms this morning was over the western Great Lakes region.

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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.