Get used to more 80-degree days

Get used to more 80-degree days

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  • Temps are forecast to reach 88 Thursday and 85 Friday, Channel 2 reported.

ATLANTA FORECAST

Today: Isolated showers. High: 90

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low: 69

Tomorrow: Isolated showers. High: 87

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

Temperatures on Wednesday fell just shy of the 90 degrees initially predicted. 

Atlanta reached 89 degrees and can expect to remain in the 80s through 9 p.m., Channel 2 Action News reported. 

The current temperature is 86 degrees. 

And don’t expect signs of fall anytime soon. Above-average temps are here through the weekend, Channel 2 reported. Atlanta could see 88 Thursday and 85 Friday for the first day of autumn. 

As of 6 p.m., temperatures in North Georgia remained in the mid-to-upper-80s. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

There is a 20 percent chance of rain Thursday, when showers should enter the metro area by the afternoon.  

While things were calm locally, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with Category 4 strength and maximum sustained winds of 155 mph.

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