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Take your umbrella with you today. Showers will start to really pick up by late afternoon.  In fact, between 5 p.m. and midnight, area rain gauges may have collected up to 3/4″!  Highs will gradually warm to the mid-50s in the Triad, but closer to the lower 60s in the southern Piedmont.  Showers continue overnight with lows near 50°.

Saturday is set to be warmer with highs near 60°.  Showers will be scattered throughout the day, and there will be periods of brief sunshine to enjoy between the showers.

Skies clear out Sunday and Monday with highs in the lower 50s.  Another cold front is forecast to cross the state on Tuesday, bringing clouds to the forecast that day and highs near 50°.  Behind the front, it will be really chilly under mostly sunny skies. Highs will only make it to near 40° Wednesday and 48° Thursday.