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Following a soaking weekend, only a few days of dry weather will precede the next round of rain moving into the eastern U.S.
“After a chilly start to the week across much of the Northeast and Midwest, a change to the pattern will be coming by midweek,” said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski.
Temperatures will rebound by midweek, but the mild weather will be short-lived.
“The leading edge of this warm air will be accompanied by some rain showers as well,” Pydynowski said.
Much of the Eastern Seaboard from southeastern New York through the Carolinas and Southeast were previously experiencing abnormally dry to extreme conditions.
However, this weekend’s precipitation is expected to lend to improving drought conditions.
In Baltimore, 0.88 of an inch of rain fell on Saturday, increasing the year-to-date rainfall from 64 to 88 percent of normal.
On Wednesday, rainfall is expected to fall mainly in the Mississippi and Ohio River valleys.
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“Rain amounts across the Midwest and Ohio Valley will be rather light, so impact on travel would be minimal,” Pydynowski said.
This spotty rain will then make its way across the Northeast through Thursday morning before the next batch of more disruptive precipitation approaches late Thursday.
“This rain could be heavy enough to cause travel delays in places like Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis and Cincinnati,” Pydynowski warned.
Cold air moving in behind this system could cause lingering showers to fall as snow from the Ohio Valley to the central Appalachians on Thursday night and Friday.
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Hot and dry summer weather is expected to persist in the western U.S. this week, perpetuating the wildfire threat and risk of heat-related illness.
In the wake of showers and thunderstorms that will enhance the risk of flash flooding, cooler air will invade the northeastern United States by midweek.
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While the southeastern U.S. is no stranger to humid, stormy conditions, widespread wet weather will be more disruptive than usual this week.
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