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Wet and windy weekend in the Stateline

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Heavy downpours are possible overnight. 3/4 to 1 inch of rain is possible overnight with temperatures holding in the upper 30s. Along with the rain, a strong ENE wind will build and gust to 40 mph.

A Wind Advisory has been issued for Saturday 7 AM to 7 PM for wind gusts up to 45 mph. Gusts may bring down small branches. Secure any loose items in the yard and be careful driving, especially next to trucks. Temperatures will remain steady around 40 degrees with continued rain showers. 1/4 to 1/2 inch of rain is possible on Saturday, followed by an additional 1/2 to 3/4 inches overnight. 

The wet weather continues into Sunday. A mixture of freezing rain and rain is possible Sunday morning. Little to no ice accumulation is expected. Scattered showers will eventually transition to snow Sunday afternoon. Less than an inch of snow is expected into Monday.

Drier conditions take over for the start of the work week.

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