ATLANTA — Tonight: Cloudy skies. Showers late. Low: 64°
Saturday: Showers and storms early, then clearing. High of 78°.
Sunday: Cool start. Mostly sunny afternoon. High of 71°.
We had a good amount of cloud cover this afternoon with a few showers. Expect rain chances to increase overnight tonight, mainly into tomorrow morning.
We will be watching storms forming west of our area on Friday. The Storm Prediction Center has place a Moderate (level 4) and High (level 5) for severe weather over parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, and Kentucky.
This same system will move in our direction, but is expected to weaken. We will be left with just a marginal (level 1) threat before sunrise Saturday morning for far northwest Georgia.
Saturday doesn't look like a washout, but if you have outdoor plans Saturday morning, you'll need to keep an eye on the radar and have a backup plan ready.
Rain clears out by the middle to latter part of Saturday afternoon, and we'll enjoy dry and comfortable conditions on Sunday.
Sunday will bring lows in the 40s and highs in the 70s under plenty of sunshine, making for an 11Alive Day!
Our drier conditions won't last long with a slight chance for rain back in the forecast on Monday and a few isolated showers and storms possible Tuesday through Thursday as lows sit in the 50s to 60s and highs in the 70s to 80s.
Expect half an inch to two and a half inches of rainfall to occur across the region this next week from our rain chances with the higher totals being in far northwest Georgia.
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