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Forecast Last Updated at Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:20PM

Clouding Over

Clouds return tonight, and showers will be arriving during the afternoon and evening tomorrow. Sunday looks showery, but drier weather is set to return on Monday. With more clouds this weekend, temperatures will be a little bit cooler.

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Friday

Hi: 81 Lo: 54

Mostly cloudy; Light wind
Saturday

Hi: 78 Lo: 59

Thickening clouds with showers arriving PM; Maybe a thundershower; A bit cooler; SE wind 5-10 mph
Sunday

Hi: 77 Lo: 57

Mostly cloudy with showers likely & perhaps a thundershower; Light SW wind
Monday

Hi: 74 Lo: 55

Partly sunny; Perhaps a stray shower
Tuesday

Hi: 68 Lo: 51

Cloudy & cooler with rain likely

Further Out

Wednesday - Generally cloudy with more daytime rain; Cool; High in the upper 60s; Low in the upper 40s
Thursday - Intervals of clouds & sunshine; A stray afternoon shower; Quite cool; High in the mid 60s; Low in the mid 40s

Forecast Discussion

Low pressure will be taking shape over the center of the country on Saturday. It will be taking a track into the Mid-Atlantic states by late in the weekend, dragging a cold front through here early Monday. Clouds thicken on Saturday, and showers won’t be far behind as a warm front moves across. The wettest period looks to be Saturday afternoon into early Sunday. The rainfall is sorely needed, as we continue to rack-up deficits dating back to the end of winter.

We should have a break in the action between weather systems on Monday. That should make for a nice start to the workweek with pleasant temperatures.

The next weather-maker will be a low-pressure system that will be riding up the stalled front over the eastern Carolinas during Tuesday. Rain returns to the forecast during this time period, ending sometime on Wednesday. We’re not sure of the timing just yet.

We've got a little 'Blackberry Winter' scheduled for the end of next week.

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