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It will feel more like March than May this weekend as the Polar Vortex dislodges from the Arctic and passes directly over the Northeast. Record cold and even a rare May snowfall will make for a stark contrast to the recent mild winter. Low pressure from the Ohio Valley will inaugurate the arrival of the Polar Vortex with rain changing to snow across much of the interior. The rain will work its way northeastward throughout the afternoon and evening as the low darts toward the Gulf of Maine. A powerful cold front will sweep across the Northeast behind the low’s passage. It will change rain to snow across most of northern and central Pennsylvania, southern and eastern New York State, and northern New Jersey in the evening and across New England overnight. High elevations in Pennsylvania and southern New York, especially those over 1500 feet in the Poconos and the…