Atlanta: Warm, Dry Weather to Remain into Memorial Day Weekend

By Michael Kuhne, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
May 24, 2014; 4:32 AM ET
Share |

An area of high pressure will be stationed over the northern Gulf of Mexico into this weekend.

It should keep dry, warm weather in the Atlanta area throughout that time.

"It's a little warmer than average for latter May," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Erik Pindrock said.

It will remain warm through Sunday, temperatures will remain in the upper 80s, nearing the 90 F mark.

"This high will help to deflect showers and thunderstorms to our north over the next several days; however, an isolated shower or thunderstorm could sneak into the northern most counties of Georgia Friday," he said.

RELATED:
Detailed Atlanta Forecast
Atlanta Interactive Radar
Forecast Temperature Maps

High pressure will shift to the Southeast coast by the end of the weekend and then off of the coast early next week.

Memorial Day will be on the warmer side with partly sunny skies, with a chance of a shower in the afternoon.

As high pressure moves offshore, moisture will increase next week with a better chance for isolated thunderstorms early next week.

Comments

Comments left here should adhere to the AccuWeather.com Community Guidelines. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

More Weather News

Loading...

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High N/A
Low N/A
Precip N/A

WeatherWhys®

This Day In Weather History

Great Lakes (2003)
Numerous waterspouts being recorded.

Texas (1867)
Hurricane - storm tide did $1 million damage at Galveston.

West States (1882)
Severe wind storm over N. California and Oregon. Great crop damage in the Sacramento Valley -- thousands of trees blown down.