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Rain chances ramp up to finish the weekend

Atlanta hasn't had any measurable rain in over 2 weeks. That soon changes.

ATLANTA — QUICK FORECAST:
Saturday: Partly cloudy, warm and humid with a 20% of a stray PM shower or storm. High: 88°
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, mild and muggy. Low: 69°.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy with mainly PM scattered showers & storms. High: 86°.
Monday: Showers and storms likely.  High of 79.

DISCUSSION

It will be a hot and humid day Saturday.  The rain chances remain on the low end at just 20%. 

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On Sunday, we will start with dry conditions as temperatures sit in the 60s, but as we move into the afternoon, expect higher chances for rain with scattered showers and storms possible as temperatures rise into the 80s.

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Showers and storms will be fairly widespread for the latter part of the afternoon on Sunday.

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Rain chances will stay higher for Monday with scattered showers and storms being possible.

Rain chances still stay decent through Wednesday as well with the best stretch of rainfall we have had in a couple of weeks.

RELATED: Atlanta needs a good soaking rain | 'Abnormally dry' conditions return across north Georgia

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As rain chances stay higher, our temperatures will take a drop. Temperatures for Monday through Friday will remain in the 60s for lows and 80s for highs.

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With so many rain chances this next week, north Georgia should get some much needed rain. Expect around two inches of rain to occur in the Atlanta area over the next week with most of the rain occurring Sunday and Monday. Parts of the North Georgia mountains may receive up to two and a half inches of rainfall over the next seven days.

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