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How will the rain affect your high school football game?

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Rain is likely to present at many high school football stadiums across the Midlands tonight.

Meteorologist Ben Tanner says mostly cloudy skies will be prevalent all day. As a cold front approaches the Midlands, rain will work its way into the area.

Tanner says there is an 80% chance of showers and storms and highs in the upper 70s.

Showers and storms will diminish mid-evening as the cold front passes the state and gradual clearing overnight with lows in the middle 50s.  An inch of rain is expected in some areas.

Here is your targeted rain forecast:

UPPER MIDLANDS - Newberry, Winnsboro, Saluda, Chapin, Batesburg-Leesville

It will be raining in most areas by early afternoon. Precipitation is expected to exit the area around 8 p.m.

CENTRAL MIDLANDS - Columbia, Irmo, Lexington, Blythewood, Camden

Showers will be affecting many locations by late afternoon. Precipitation is expected to leave the area around 10 p.m.

SOUTHERN MIDLANDS - Orangeburg, Sumter, St. Matthews

Showers and storms will move in around 7 p.m. and are expected to last until midnight.

The weekend looks great with mostly sunny skies and highs in the 70s Saturday and mid 60's on Sunday.

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