Atlanta: Slight Cooldown for the First Full Week of March

By Kristen Rodman, Staff Writer
March 3, 2014; 6:14 PM ET
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Despite a warm weekend in Atlanta, the beginning of the first week of March will start off cool.

After reaching 70 degrees on Sunday, temperatures will drop back down into the mid-50s for Monday.

Temperatures will remain in the 50s through Thursday with overnight lows generally in the 30s.

Showers and thunderstorms will dampen Atlanta through Monday afternoon. However, showers will clear by Monday night and partial sunshine will return to the city, lasting through midweek.

Partially sunny skies will disappear Thursday, as rain and clouds roll back into the region.

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Rain will end by Friday as temperatures jump back up to the 60s.


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