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    Atlanta: September Begins With Sunny Skies

    By Kristen Rodman, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    September 7, 2013; 3:55 AM ET
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    Following the holiday weekend, temperatures reached the upper 80s for the four-day work week.

    Night-time lows will stayed in the upper 60s, creating cooler evenings for the week's sporting events, festivals and celebrations.

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    Kicking off the rivalry between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets, Tuesday's high reached 90 degrees.

    Wednesday brought mostly sunny skies and Thursday followed suit, reaching 89 degrees. Thursday night was also clear but the daytime hours hosted intervals of clouds.

    The sunshine will remain Friday through the weekend for the city's famous arts and crafts show, the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park.

    Local thunderstorms are possible on Saturday afternoon and evening but pleasant skies will again be present on Sunday to finish up the weekend and launch Atlanta's Midtown Restaurant Week.

    With above average rainfall in the city for August, September will begin without much precipitation.

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