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Soaking rain on Friday with gradual weekend improvements

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Rain Breakdown

Friday's rainfall is heaviest during the late morning and afternoon hours.

 

 

Rain Total

A good soaking is expected Friday.

DRENCHING FRIDAY: An area of low pressure stalling off of the Mid-Atlantic coast ends the week with plenty of rain. Spotty showers are expected through the morning, but steadier rainfall arrives for the later portion of the morning commute out east. It overspreads throughout the entire region through noon. Heavy rain is likely at times, with many spots likely seeing at least a half of an inch to three quarters of an inch of rainfall. Some spots locally could see closer to an inch of rainfall. Highs remain in the 50s due to the rain and clouds. Showers gradually begin to taper through the late day and evening hours. Through the night, the showers become more isolated. Lows fall into the 40s to near 50 degrees.

 

 

FuturecastWEEKEND IMPROVEMENTS: Gradual improvements are ahead for the weekend. Skies are mostly cloudy on Saturday, with temperatures jumping into the 60s. A few showers are still likely, GFX1especially during the morning, before yet another system approaches. This brings showers Saturday night through Sunday early morning. It’s drier by daybreak, with clearing taking place. It’s breezy, but dry too for Mother’s Day celebrations. Highs are in the middle to upper 60s.

 

 

NEXT WEEK: Monday the dry conditions continue! Highs are near 70 degrees too. A few isolated showers are possible Tuesday, but there is plenty of dry time. Temperatures are well into the 70s at this point. Wednesday is still warm, but the chance for some showers continues for the region. Sunshine is back for Thursday. Highs are in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

 

 

Have a great weekend!