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Weekend: Sunny Northeast, but Rain Risk Farther South

August 7, 2014; 7:26 AM ET

Thursday morning

It is stunning sometimes to ponder the wide range of weather around the world on any given day. In fact, here is a screenshot of part of the page you get when you click "World" at the top of the first page on AccuWeather.com.

The Big Island of Hawaii is getting ready for its first direct hit by a tropical storm or hurricane in recorded history. Meanwhile, the Northeast seems set for a sun-drenched weekend with sapphire skies by night and the almost full "Super Moon" at night. Here is an infrared satellite picture including Hurricane Iselle as of early this morning:

Closer to home, this video includes a forecast for the Great Lakes and Northeast through the weekend. There is also a time-lapse movie and a brief look at today's observance of Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day.

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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.