Elliot Abrams

Showers and thunderstorms return to the DC to Boston corridor

By Elliot Abrams, AccuWeather chief meteorologist
8/17/2018, 9:20:55 AM

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1. The surface map shows a low pressure area over the Great Lakes with a cold front extending southwest from there. Showers and thunderstorms will break out ahead of this system. Later in the weekend, the front may stall, leading to uncertain how far south dry air will reach on Sunday.

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2. This map shows the locations with the highest risk of severe thunderstorms:

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