Severe weather lurked on Saturday as Memorial Day weekend arrived at Lake Gaston, with rain scheduled for Sunday and sunny skies on tap for Monday.
Here's the National Weather Service forecast for the lake area around Littleton:
Saturday- Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 76. West wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday night - Showers. Low around 52. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday - A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Memorial Day - Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.
Monday Night -Mostly clear, with a low around 56.