A strong low pressure system will move across the region though out the weekend and with the slow movement of this system, the potential of an additional 3-4 inches of rain, higher in some areas are anticipated this weekend according to the National Weather Service in Bismarck.

The NWS has issued a FLOOD WATCH for the entire area including the counties of Burleigh, Morton, Kidder, Mclean and Wells. The ground is already saturated and continued moisture will aggravate already soggy situations.

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Severe thunder storms are possible for Saturday with dangerous lightning, gusty winds and heavy rain. Also expect cooler temperatures for the next 4-5 days.