Atlanta: Wet Start to the Weekend but Dry Finish

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist
September 20, 2013; 4:52 AM
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Rain will return for the start of the weekend, but dry weather Friday capped off what was a nice workweek. Conditions will worsen Saturday, however, as an approaching cold front swings by.

Temperatures Friday reached into the mid-80s with the highest temperature hitting 86 degrees.

Temperatures will fall into the upper 70s Saturday as the front moves through.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms will ignite as the front slices through warm and moist air. Flooding downpours and occasionally gusty winds are possible with any storm that moves through.

Motorists caught out in a storm could be blinded by the heavy downpours. Flight delays should also be expected with the heavy rain.

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Dry weather will make a quick return Sunday behind the front. Temperatures will return to the low 80s to end the weekend.

The start of the next workweek looks to be dry as well, but a spotty shower or thunderstorm may impact the area Tuesday.

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