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Northeast: Sunshine Then Thunder This Weekend

July 24, 2014; 6:53 AM ET

Thursday morning

In today's video story, we look at the changes that are likely to take place across the Great Lakes and Northeast between now and early next week.

July 24th: Lumberjack world championships in Hayward, Wisconsin

In our branch of work, people want us to explain the weather without rooting for any one thing. I object. For example, I am not too poplar anywhere when they have rain and cloudiness for two, maybe tree days at a time. I can't say we measured my poplarity and graft it, but I do know many people are sycamore rain if we log it during a weekend. This is especially the case where thunderstorms have been common. Today there will be some in North Carolina... perhaps at Hickory and Southern Pines.

So I say, walnut cheer for sunshine? In that regard, for the Northeast, I have good news for yews: the weather pattern is chestnut conducive to rain tomorrow and Saturday. However, the forecast for complete sunshine Sunday seems like pine the sky. A storm that starts in the Plains will be linden the East a lot of moisture. And, since deciduous asking, it's pretty sure that we are gonna cedar rain at times Sunday and Monday. One of our senior listeners asked about the need for rainwear. I said, "Since we could be near the locus for storminess, it is a good idea to take it out of the box, elder." Of course, let's face it, this is one of the many tricks that the summer months maple.

It does look warmer for the weekend, but every time the warm air tries to extend into New England it gets chopped down. There could be more showers at times Sunday and early next week as forest we can tell. Things would change if a large high pressure area growing in the middle of the county would branch eastward faster than we expect. In the meantime, if any forecast gives you a headache, why not take a friend's advice: Take two aspen; sequoia in the morning.

Here are some trees at another time of year:

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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.