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Drier conditions expected to return for the weekend

Showers and storms continue through mid-week, but drier conditions are back in time for the weekend.

ATLANTA — Wednesday: Scattered afternoon showers and T-Storms. High: 88°.
Thursday: Scattered showers and storms. Rain chance at 50%. High 87°
Friday: Drier air filters in.  Rain chance down to 20%.  High of 88°.

DISCUSSION:

Wednesday brings another day of hot and humid conditions with scattered showers and storms being possible into the afternoon hours as temperatures rise into the upper 80s and lower 90s.

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Thursday will bring a repeat of Wednesday with lows in the 70s and highs in the upper 80s accompanied by scattered showers and storms in the afternoon, but a change in our pattern will arrive for Friday.

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Rain chances will fall to a slight chance for Friday with a partly cloudy sky overhead as lows sit in the 70s and highs in the 80s.

Drier and slightly cooler conditions arrive for the weekend. Saturday through Monday will bring a partly cloudy to mostly sunny sky each day with lows in the 60s to 70s and highs in the 80s.

Rain chances return to a slight chance for Tuesday with lows in the 60s and highs in the 80s under a partly to mostly cloudy sky.

While there are a lot of rain chances in the seven day forecast, not everyone will see rain each day and the totals will amount to around a quarter of an inch to half an inch over the next seven days in the Atlanta area. Far north Georgia may get an inch to an inch and a half of rainfall this next week.

Credit: WXIA

While nothing is threatening the U.S. right now, we are tracking one tropical wave coming off Africa that has a low chance for tropical development over the next five days. Hurricane Season peaks September 10th.

Credit: WXIA

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