• FORECAST: Scattered rain showers to continue through Saturday night


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    Forecast highlights:

    • Scattered showers will continue into the evening and into late Saturday, becoming steadier, heavier and more widespread.
    • The rain will be followed by a strong cold front.
    • Most areas will be dry by Sunday morning, except for the mountains, where rain will change into snow during the morning hours.
    • The wind will ramp up through the weekend, especially in the mountains, where wind gusts could get up to 60 mph.
    • The winter chill will return by Monday morning. The wind chill will be in the teens for much of the Piedmont and below zero for the mountains.
    • We will warm back up to near 60 degrees by Wednesday afternoon, ahead of our next round of rain late Wednesday and into Thursday.

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