Heat Wave to Hit Atlanta This Week

By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
June 2, 2014; 5:04 AM ET
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After a pleasant day on Monday, heat and humidity will be on the rise in the Atlanta area.

Monday will feature partly sunny skies with a high in the low 80s.

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Humid air returns on Tuesday with highs in the upper 80s. There will also come several afternoon thunderstorms on Tuesday.

The storms should clear out for the Atlanta Braves game against the Seattle Mariners at Turner Field. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. EDT. Evening temperatures should drop into the upper 70s.

However, anyone with outdoor activities this week should be aware of changing weather conditions and seek shelter if they hear thunder.

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A heat wave will bake the region with highs in the low 90s on Thursday through Saturday.

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