Warm weather will continue through the weekend for Atlanta under mostly sunny skies.
Temperatures will rise a few degrees each day through Sunday when they top out in the mid-80s.
"It will be fairly nice Saturday," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Randy Adkins Jr. said.
Overnight temperatures for the weekend will consistently be in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Sunday will be the warmest day of the week with temperatures approaching the mid-80s despite a partly sunny afternoon.
Temperatures will fall by a couple of degrees each day headed throughout the week, dropping down into the lower 70s by Friday.
"It will cloud up into the day Sunday with the possibility for a stray shower late in the day," he said.
Times of clouds and sun will be the theme of both Sunday and Monday until more clouds roll in along with thunderstorms on Tuesday.
"Any potential for severe weather will hold off until Tuesday," he said."
A tropical threat from the Atlantic on the United States and Caribbean islands may increase into next week.
As temperatures rise through the weekend in the South, so will the risk for heat-related dangers.
United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast.
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