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    Showers Dampening Weekend for Northeast, Midwest

    By By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
    May 04, 2014, 9:33:02 AM EDT

    Residents of the Northeast and Midwest may want to keep an umbrella handy this weekend as showers linger around the regions.

    The weekend will be a washout, but the showers will be enough to dampen any outdoor activities.

    The showers and accompanying clouds will hold temperatures to near or below normal. Blustery winds will also howl on Sunday.

    Folks headed to the ballpark this weekend shouldn't have to worry about any game being rained out. However, a raincoat or poncho may be useful in the event that a shower or two passes over during the game.


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    Flooding is not anticipated to be a problem, even across the mid-Atlantic where several inches of rain led to flooding and landslides this past week.

    A few communities will also hear a couple rumbles of thunder. In addition, it is not out of the question for a very isolated number of the strongest showers and thunderstorms to kick up gusty winds and drop small hail.

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    For those looking for drier weather, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

    The system responsible for this lugubrious weather pattern is expected to track over Atlantic Canada early next week allowing for drier weather to begin to work into the Northeast.

    Not all of the East will be in the clear though, as spotty showers will linger around New England on Monday, as well as moving though the Ohio Valley to the southern mid-Atlantic.

    Similar to what will be seen this weekend, very little rainfall is expected, but it may still dampen any outdoor activities.


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    The showers will clear more of the Northeast for Tuesday and Wednesday.

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