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    Labor Day Weekend Update

    August 27, 2014; 7:25 AM ET

    Wednesday Morning

    Today's video focuses on the Labor Day weekend. It looks warm and humid from the Ohio Valley to New England. Whereas there could be a couple of thunderstorms during the holiday weekend anywhere in that large area. The chance of any long-duration rain looks quite low.

    This map shows lightning strokes from 8 a.m. ET yesterday through 7:54 a.m. ET today. There was quite a bit of it in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. For the whole map, 156,172 lightning strokes were recorded.

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