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    Atlanta: Mix of Thunderstorms, Heat for Father's Day Weekend

    By By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    June 16, 2014, 3:09:48 AM EDT

    Stormy skies may cover for Atlanta for the next few afternoons and evenings.

    After starting out warm and partly cloudy with storms possibly developing later in the afternoon. and into Saturday evening with temperatures dropping to a low in the upper 60s.

    Those looking to get outside to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday might have some luck during the day. A mix of clouds and sunshine should continue through most of the day, but warm with temperatures in the upper 80s.


    Those with outdoor Father’s Day plans should take precaution when spending extend amounts of time in the sun and high heat.

    For the evening game Braves game against the Los Angeles Angels, fans heading to Turner Field might have to deal with thunderstorms. There is a risk of thunderstorms leading up to the 8:00 EDT start and again in later in the evening.

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    Going into the night, clouds should break way into clear skies with temperatures around 70.

    The heat could persist into the start of next week and even into next weekend. Monday and Tuesday could see highs climbing into the lower 90s with the chance of a pop-up thunderstorm in the afternoon to early evening.

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