Atlanta: Dry and Feeling Like Fall This Weekend

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
September 28, 2013; 12:39 AM ET
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Seasonable temperatures continue to occupy the Atlanta area along with dry conditions to star the new week.

After more than 2 inches of rain in the past week, high pressure continues to hold over the area bringing more sunshine into the region.

Along with the precipitation-free weather, highs will return to normal for the start of fall. For the start of the new week, temperatures will hover near the 80-degree mark for each afternoon.

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Although it will be chillier at night, the dry weather will continue Sunday night as the Patriots take on the Falcons at the Georgia Dome.

The pattern through the rest of week continues the be on the drier side. Although there could be stray shower towards midweek, it will by no means be a wash-out. Temperatures will also be on the rise, making it into the low to mid 80s.


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