ATLANTA — QUICK FORECAST:
Today: Partly sunny skies. High: 71.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies, a shower late. Turning windy. Low: 55
Thursday: 80% chance Rain and T-Storms, gusty winds. High: 65
Friday: Cloudy skies. 50% chance for rain. High: 58
This afternoon will be a dry day, but clouds will increase. We will have a mix of sun and clouds through the day. Highs will be in the low 70s.
The chance for the rain will return by Thursday. The rain will be off and on through the day. There could also be a few embedded thunderstorms. Highs will be in the 60s.
Winds will pick up as well. Winds will be out of the southeast at 15 to 20mph. Gust will be in the 35mph range. A Wind Advisory has be issued for 2am to 6pm Thursday. The advisory covers Dade, Walker, Catossa, Whitfield, Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Chattooga, Gordon, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee, and Polk counties.
The chance for rain will lingering into Friday, but should be light. We will give it a 40% chance for the rain.
Slight chance for rain Saturday(20%), but skies will clear out for Sunday.
Cooler temps as the front moves through on Thursday. We will be running at lease 10 degrees below average Friday and Saturday!
The tropics are quiet right now. The National Hurricane Center doesn't anticipate any tropical development for the next 5 days.
Wanda is the last name on the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane name list! Remember, the hurricane season doesn't end until November 30th.
If we run out of names, we will no longer use the Greek alphabet. The World Meteorological Organization, who gives the names of storms, has come up with a supplemental name list to use.