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Rollback of Cold Air

November 13, 2013; 7:19 AM ET

Wednesday 8 a.m.

Today's video starts with the current cold that extends all the way to the Gulf coast, then travels though the warmup that will extend past the Canadian border.

A meteogram is a forecast that spans a number of days using a graphical format. Examining it reveals how the weather story will unfold. Today's meteogram is for Philadelphia, but other cities from D.C. to Boston can expect a similar sequence of events.

In the diagram, you see how the period starts cold but climbs to the 60s this weekend. The green wind barbs show a flow from the northwest initially, then the southwest winds that bring in milder air, then a strengthening southerly flow that will bring in moist air from the Gulf states. The only rain in the forecast is in association with the next cold front.

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Elliot Abrams
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