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Unsettled for the Weekend

September 27, 2012; 7:27 AM ET

Thursday, 9:30 a.m.

In the video, we look at prospects for the coming weekend and early next week in the Northeast and Great Lakes. Also, we visit the latest version of the forecast for 2 p.m. on Oct. 10. You may recall that we looked at this date on the GFS model early this week and saw what appeared to be a heavy wet snowfall underway in central and northern Pennsylvania. If you don't recall seeing that map, let me say this: we looked at this date (Oct. 10) on the GFS model early this week and saw what appeared to be a heavy wet snowfall underway in central and northern Pennsylvania.

One feature that will affect the weekend weather will be a strengthening trough aloft that heads for the eastern Great Lakes. It will trigger showers, perhaps some thunderstorms and even waterspouts over the Great Lakes as it moves through. This prog map shows where it could be early Sunday morning:

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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.