Rain chances, temps to drop

Rain chances, temps to drop

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A woman was rescued after a tree fell on her North Avenue home Tuesday in Atlanta. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Atlanta weather forecast

Today: Few clouds. High: 84

Tonight: Clear. Low: 66

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. High: 75

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.

There will be few signs Wednesday of overnight showers that sent a tree crashing into a northwest Atlanta home.

The only rain in the forecast through Sunday is a 10 percent rain chance Wednesday, according to Channel 2 Action News.

That was not the case Tuesday night.

After hours of isolated showers, a tree fell on a woman’s North Avenue home about 10:30 p.m., trapping the woman inside and destroying the backside and roof of the home.

Four people were in the house at the time of the crash, but no one was severely injured. Firefighters rescued the trapped woman.

Instead of more rain, metro Atlanta will see decreasing temperatures after a cold front sweeps through the area Wednesday evening.

“For most of the day, it’s going to be warm, and the cooler, drier air is not going to get in here until later tonight and early tomorrow morning,” Channel 2 meteorologist Karen Minton said.

Sunshine will help boost highs to 84 degrees in Atlanta on Wednesday. The average high this time of year is 78 degrees.

“Some of us have been anxious to feel a little fall,” Minton said “Others are wanting to hang on to summer.”

There’s something for both groups, according to the current forecast.

Temperatures will reach 84 degrees by 3 p.m. Wednesday but drop to the mid-70s Thursday and Friday before temps rebound into the 80s over the weekend.

Temperatures were 68 degrees in Atlanta, 63 in Blairsville and 69 in Griffin just before 9:20 a.m. Wednesday.

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