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Today: Variable Clouds. High 47.

Tonight: Clouds Thicken. Rain/Drizzle After Midnight. Low 35.

Monday: Clouds. 80% Chance of Rain/Drizzle. High 40.

Tuesday: Clouds. 30% Chance of Drizzle. High 47.

Wednesday: Clouds and Windy. 80% Chance of Rain. High 54.

Christmas Day: Partly Cloudy, Windy and Chilly. High 48.

Friday: Partly Cloudy. High 53.

Saturday: Mostly Cloudy. 30% Chance of Rain. High 54.

Weather Summary:

High pressure to our north will nose into the area today and tonight. Low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico will track northeast along the North Carolina coast tonight and Monday spreading rain and drizzle over the Piedmont. Another wet system will approach from the west on Tuesday night and Christmas Eve. and bring more rain. Christmas Day and Friday will be mostly sunny, windy and dry.

Today will be likely be the nicest and driest day between now and Christmas Day as Piedmont weather will remain mostly cloudy and unsettled. Two main rain events are headed our way. Today we will see variable clouds with a high of 47. As the coastal low approaches, clouds will thicken tonight and there will be a chance of rain and drizzle after midnight. The low will be 35. A chilly, damp day is expected Monday. We will have areas of light rain and drizzle for Monday and Monday evening. Monday's high will only be near 40. Clouds and drizzle are likely Monday night and Tuesday. The low Monday night will be 38, with a high of 47 on Tuesday.

The next wet system will arrive on Tuesday night and Wednesday as a cold front and area of low pressure approach from the west. There will be an 80% chance of rain Tuesday night and Wednesday. The low Tuesday night will be 47, with a high of 54 on Christmas Eve. Finally Christmas Day and Friday will be mostly sunny, breezy and dry. The low Christmas morning will be near 32 with a high Christmas Day of 48. The high Friday will be 53.

The normal high is 49, and the normal low is 31.

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