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An enhanced threat for severe weather across parts of the Northeast. Critically dry conditions in the Great Basin and into Wyoming make for dangerous fire weather. We get a taste of fall this weekend as much of the country experiences cooler temperatures. Welcome to the Friday edition of your WeatherOptic’s Morning Briefing. Let’s jump right in. Severe Storm Threat in Northeast As a shortwave trough continues to make its way across the country today, the associated surface low brings with it the possibility for severe, and possibly tornado-related, activity. This cyclone, currently making its way across Lake Superior, is dragging with it a cold front that extends from the Great Lakes all the way to Missouri and Kansas. This cyclone will move northeast throughout the day, as the cold front swings with it across much of the Eastern US. Convective storms are expected to form just ahead and along this…