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The Kurious Kase of Karen and the Kold Front

October 4, 2013; 7:16 AM ET

Friday 9 a.m.

Warm and humid conditions will prevail in the Middle Atlantic states through the weekend. From central New York state through much of New England, there is some uncertainty because of a very slow-moving front separating the summery air to the south from slightly cooler air to the north. As warm and humid air glides up and over the cooler air, clouds and spotty showers and thunderstorms can occur. This radar picture from 8 a.m. shows we are not just talking about light sprinkles!

In the video, we look at how the weather should evolve during the weekend and early next week.

In forecasting the future movement of tropical storms and hurricanes, a variety of computer models are run. The map below shows the tracks predicted by this plethora of models. While each track would produce a unique outcome (in terms of details), most are pointing to the possibility of a batch of heavy rain coming right up through the Middle and North Atlantic states early next week. AccuWeather.com will have stories and videos about the storm all weekend. Even if the tropical system moves away, a cold front from the west will have its own supply of showers and thunderstorms.

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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.