Above...large plume of moisture from Georgia to Great Lakes. All moving east...and an average of 1"-3" will fall in this area....locally 4"-6" amounts over Appalachians.
Above...rainfall amounts thru Saturday a.m. with additional amounts thru Saturday afternoon.
Risk of severe weather today from Virginias thru Carolinas.
Above - today's map showing the front will all the rain honking down on the East. Even after that front moves off the coast...a large upper low will keep the Gt. Lks. and Northeast unsettled over the weekend and into early next week. Be safe.