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Plains Storm to Erase Northeast Warmth for Weekend

April 17, 2013; 7:24 AM ET

Wednesday 9 a.m.

Southwesterly flow aloft will cause mild to warm weather in the I95 corridor tomorrow and especially Friday. A cold front whipping around the south side of a storm from the Plains will cause rain and thunderstorms this area Friday night and perhaps early Saturday as it ushers in much cooler air. This video has more:

The boundary zone between warmth to the south and cold air to the north is the breeding ground for thunderstorms, and in just to 3 hours between 6 and 9 a.m. EDT, there were thousands of individual lightning strokes.

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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.