Forecasters a calling for a very rainy weekend, with as much as three inches of rain possible for much of the state.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a stretch of wet weather for this weekend. On and off rain showers will persist through Sunday, with heavy rain falling at times. Forecasters warn "Smaller streams and creeks will likely see significant rises this weekend with ponding of water on roads. River flooding is not expected at this time." Much of Maine is expected to see 2-3 inches of rain, with the Katahdin region potentially receiving 3-4 inches of new rainfall.

Friday will feature showers, increasing in frequency throughout the day. Steadier rain develops overnight Friday. Forecasters expect the steadiest, and potentially heaviest, rain to fall Saturday night, into Sunday.

Relief from the rain comes Monday, with sunshine and temps near 70 in the forecast.

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