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    Elliot Abrams

    I-95 Corridor: Wet Weekend

    By Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather chief meteorologist
    3/28/2014, 6:05:55 AM

    Friday morning

    Today's video shows what should happen across the Great Lakes and Northeast forecast from today through the middle of next week.


    Seattle has had more than 8 inches of rain this month, more than double the average amount and approaching the all-time record for March. The heavy rain was a factor in the tragic mudslide last weekend in Washington, and more heavy rain is likely in that region during the days ahead.

    In the Northeast, a frontal system today, then a storm developing in Kentucky tomorrow and moving to the New England coast by Monday morning will cause substantial rainfall. The GFS ensemble mean (made by averaging the results of multiple runs of the same model) forecast shows the two areas that could get the heaviest rain. Here is the map:


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    Ralph Fato has sent us numerous pictures and charts that highlight present and past weather. They are always interesting and informative. Here is his study of seasonal (so far) snowfall that includes many places that do not often receive a lot of snow:

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    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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