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  • Northeast: Expect Showers but Also Dry Times This Weekend

    August 01, 2014; 7:29 AM

    That moisture may move away for the afternoon, but thunderstorms will erupt farther west where morning and midday sunshine adds fuel to growing cumulus clouds. This forecast map from the main U.S. model suggests little or no rain in the I-95 corridor from Maryland to Maine tomorrow afternoon.

  • Weekend Showers in the Northeast

    July 31, 2014; 8:19 AM

    The surface pressure pattern looks chaotic today, with a multitude of trough lines. A few of these can be caused by glitches in the data, but any of the real ones could be all that's required to organize a short band of showers or thunderstorms. However, these features tend to change character with time, or they disappear and new ones pop up.

  • DC to Boston: Fine Until Friday, Then Showery

    July 30, 2014; 7:34 AM

    Here's a cool fact: even when Death Valley, California, has a temperature of 110 or 120 degrees, you only have to go up a little more than 3.5 miles to find temperatures at or below freezing.

  • Missing: Midsummer Heat in the Great Lakes and Northeast

    July 29, 2014; 7:04 AM

    It appears the dry comfortable air mass now in the Northeast will be replaced by a humid flow from the South Atlantic states for the coming weekend. An upper-air forecast map sequence in the video shows how this could happen. The following map shows the predicted flow from Florida to New Jersey Friday night.

  • Settled to Unsettled in the Northeast This Weekend

    July 25, 2014; 6:32 AM

    Since individual lines and clusters of thunderstorms have limited life spans and change character constantly, forecasting whether it will or won't rain at any one time this weekend is difficult at best. One solution is to have your tablet or phone available with the AccuWeather.com app so you can see where all the storms are at the times when it concerns you the most.

  • Northeast: Sunshine Then Thunder This Weekend

    July 24, 2014; 6:53 AM

    It does look warmer for the weekend, but every time the warm air tries to extend into New England it gets chopped down. There could be more showers at times Sunday and early next week as forest we can tell. If any forecast gives you a headache, why not take a friend's advice: Take two aspen; sequoia in the morning.

  • Northeast: Hotter Today, Then Cooler

    July 23, 2014; 8:29 AM

    This map from 5AM ET shows the cold front that is continuing toward this Northeast and Middle Atlantic states. Temperatures stayed up in the 70s all night ahead of the front but it turned noticeably cooler after the front moved through.

  • Hotter, Then Cooler From Chicago to Philadelphia

    July 22, 2014; 7:20 AM

    The cold front that will cut off the heat will generate strong gusty thunderstorms as it moves southeastward today. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center highlights the most likely area for these severe thunderstorms today and tonight.

  • Northeast: Warmth and Humidity Increase Until Midweek

    July 21, 2014; 8:21 AM

    As the high pressure area in the Northeast moves away, the the southwesterly flow pattern will shift eastward. This means Wednesday could be the hottest day of the week from D.C. to Boston. A cold front will follow.

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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.