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    Sunshine, Warmth for Atlanta This Week

    By Kristen Rodman, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    December 16, 2013; 3:53 AM ET
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    Despite some weekend rain, sunshine will return as temperatures warm up in Atlanta this week.

    Tuesday will be sunny and temperatures will reach into the upper 50s, followed by another increase Wednesday, as temperatures hit the 60s.

    Overnight temperatures beginning Wednesday night will remain in the high 40s until they increase to the high 50s for Friday and Saturday nights.

    Wednesday will start the warmup, as temperatures will soar into the 60s for the remainder of the week.

    Thursday and Friday will consist of temperatures in the mid-60s, but Friday will feature some cloudy skies. A few late rain showers will dampen the city Friday night.

    Saturday will be the warmest day of the week, as temperatures climb to reach 69 degrees but a couple of thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours will begin to bring temperatures back down to the 50s headed into next week.

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    While Sunday will remain in the mid-60s with tapering rain and clouds, overnight temperatures will dip back into the 30s and headed into Monday temperatures will decrease back into the 50s.

    More sunshine is in store for the beginning of next week in Atlanta.

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