Even the morning hours were mild Friday, and that will continue through the weekend.
Highs in the 70s are predicted for Saturday, according to Channel 2. It should be perfect conditions for fans cheering on Georgia and Alabama in the SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
“Come late Sunday night into early Monday, another front approaches us,” Lopez said. “This time it has a little bit of rain with it. We could see those scattered showers around on Monday, but what this is really going to be doing is changing up the atmosphere across the South, bringing us more moisture.”
A 60% chance of a shower Monday turns to a 40% chance Tuesday, but the best chance for rain in metro Atlanta will be Wednesday, she said. After a week of sunshine and warm weather, a little rain seems like a fair trade.
Expect extra congestion downtown Saturday ahead of the SEC title game. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m., but the revelry will get started early with several planned tailgating events beginning as early as 11 a.m.
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