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    Elliot Abrams

    Northeast: Heat, Then Thunderstorms

    By Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather chief meteorologist
    7/07/2014, 5:28:14 AM

    Monday morning

    This video shows why the hot weather now spreading into the Northeast will be cut down later in the week.

    Tomorrow, a cold front will cross the Great Lakes, then reach the Northeast by the end of Wednesday. Today, a southwesterly current of very warm air is evident on the surface pressure map.


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    The flow aloft over the Great Lakes and Northeast is stronger than average for early July, and this could translate into strong straight-line winds in any of the stronger thunderstorms.

    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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