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Weathercast: Rain likely Sunday as cold front plods through state

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Audio is not available for this edition of The Wilson Times Weathercast but hopefully will be available for Tuesday morning's report.

Sunrise Saturday is at 6:15 and sunset at 8:01.

Our area is expected to see increasing chances for a shower or thunderstorm through Sunday as a cold front slowly plods through the state. Under partly cloudy skies, probabilities are 20% Saturday afternoon, quickly jumping to 40% overnight and then to 70% between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Some weather models are showing the heaviest showers setting up just east of Wilson County. By Sunday evening, precipitation chances drop to 30% and then to 10% by midnight. Both Monday and Tuesday are expected to be dry with plenty of sunshine.

Winds are forecast to be below 10 mph except in thunderstorms.. They will mainly be from the south Saturday, moving to the southwest overnight and then by late Sunday morning to the north. A switch back to the south should occur overnight Monday.

Temperatures will be pleasant. Highs Saturday are forecast to reach close to 85, but after an overnight low in the upper 60s are likely to only get to the upper 70's Sunday due to increased cloud cover.

Behind the front, overnight Sunday will see the upper 50s with the upper 70s again Monday but with few clouds. Overnight Monday is likely to cool to the mid 50s before a warmup to the low 80s both Tuesday and Wednesday.