Warm Start to Week for Atlanta

By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
April 21, 2014; 4:38 AM ET
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It will stay warm Monday in the Atlanta area, but even warmer temperatures are expected for the weekend.

It will be a pleasant day in the mid-70s on Monday, ahead of a cold front that will move through on Tuesday.

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The Atlanta Braves will be back in town Monday to begin a six-game homestand at Turner Field.

There is a chance of thunderstorms on Tuesday that could disrupt the Braves' contest against the Miami Marlins. First pitch is slated for 7:10 p.m. EDT.

Any storms could put a damper on any other outdoor activities. People should be aware to move indoors when they hear thunder.

It will turn a bit warmer Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the upper 70s.

A chance of rain is back in the forecast on Friday. A morning shower is possible but a better chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected Friday evening.

Temperatures for Friday and Saturday will be in the mid- to upper 80s, about 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.

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