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Low Pressure System Promises Rain for Most of Holiday Weekend

ASHEBORO N.C. – After a week of nice weather, a low-pressure system off the coast is promising to bring rain for most of the holiday weekend.

According to the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh, an area of low pressure off the Southeast coast will move into the Carolinas over the weekend.

Widespread rain, possibly heavy at times, will develop on Saturday and continue into Sunday. This may result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas. Additionally, northeasterly winds will gust up to 25 to 35 mph at times on Friday and especially Saturday.

Weekend Forecast

Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Friday Night
A slight chance of rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday
Rain likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Saturday Night
Rain, mainly before 2am, then rain or drizzle likely after 2am. Low around 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday
Rain or drizzle likely before 8am, then rain likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday (Memorial Day)
A chance of rain before 8am, then showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.