From the Great Lakes through the Northeast, the week ahead should feature the typical ups and downs of midspring. In Chicago, the temperature should break past 70 today, fail to get past the 50s tomorrow and Wednesday, then reach the 60s on Thursday and Friday. In Philadelphia, high temperatures of 70 or higher are likely today, tomorrow and again on Friday, then readings will not much above the 60s on Wednesday and Thursday. The video has more.
This satellite picture shows the storm that affected the Southeast on Saturday (1) , the frontal system that will reach the East Coast late tomorrow night (2) and a disturbance in the Pacific Northwest that may affect the Northeast at the end of the week (3).
This is a satellite-radar map showing the Northeast storm as well as a sea of high cloudiness streaming eastward across the Plains.
As a storm moves from the eastern Great Lakes to the New England coast by tomorrow morning, rain will affect the major cities in the I-95 corridor while the higher elevations of northern New England get a thick coat of white.
An active storm and frontal system moving eastward through the Great Lakes today will reach the Northeast Thursday.
A large high pressure area centered over Hudson Bay but extending south all the way to the Gulf states is creating northwesterly flow of chilly air for all of the Northeast.
On the map, one band of rain is along the coast at the north edge of the picture, the second is entering the Sierra range straight east of San Francisco, and the third extends from Los Angeles northeast to Las Vegas and on from there.
Some bands of rain broke out in the I-95 corridor, the most important of which brought a batch of heavy rain to the New York City area between 8:30 and 10 a.m.