No snow and ice on election day

Nov. 2, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Bad weather won't keep most Americans from getting to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the U.S. midterm elections, weather forecasters say.

Rain-free conditions are forecast for all the major cities of the Midwest, the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic, accuweather.com reported.

Dry weather will also dominate the west coast but a few spotty showers may show up in the Pacific Northwest.

It will be cool from Chicago, Detroit and Pittsburgh east to Philadelphia, New York and Boston, accuweather.com said.

Election day rain and thunderstorms may occur in the Southern United States.

Accuweather.com said heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible in eastern Texas, Louisiana, southern Arkansas and Mississippi.

A few showers and thunderstorms may appear in Georgia, the Carolinas and the Florida Peninsula.

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