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Monday, May 4, 2015

A long hot summer coming

US Summer Forecast: Northeast to Endure More 90-Degree Days Than in 2014; Extreme Drought to Expand in West »


The ACCUWEATHER summer forecast:
Warmth from central Canada and the northern Plains will flow into the Northeast this summer, leading to above-normal temperatures and drier conditions for much of the region.

“I’m not expecting extreme heat, but periods of warmer-than-normal temperatures will come and go during the course of the summer,” AccuWeather.com Expert Long-Range Forecaster Paul Pastelok said.
After a cooler-than-normal summer of 2014, the East overall is forecast to be hit by more 90-plus degree days this summer.

In Philadelphia and New York City, there may be as many as 10 more than last summer.

For much of the summer, the central and southern mid-Atlantic will come alive with showers and thunderstorms.

Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia will be in the line of fire.

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