Atlanta weather | Showers end, warmer days on the way

LEDE PHOTO - August 18, 2014 Atlanta: Richard Hill took in the great view of the Atlanta skyline as he walked along Lake Clara Meer in Piedmont Park on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Hill tries to walk the park 5-days a week. Channel 2 Meteorologist Karen Minton says Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered storms and a rain chance of 30 percent. The high will be 87 and the low 72. Sunday, Aug. 24th the park will host the 14th Festival Peachtree Latino. According to the Peachtree Park Conservancy website, Sunday’s event will be the largest multicultural event in the state of Georgia. Hundreds of exhibitors, arts and crafts, family activities and international foods and music will be featured. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM
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LEDE PHOTO - August 18, 2014 Atlanta: Richard Hill took in the great view of the Atlanta skyline as he walked along Lake Clara Meer in Piedmont Park on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Hill tries to walk the park 5-days a week. Channel 2 Meteorologist Karen Minton says Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered storms and a rain chance of 30 percent. The high will be 87 and the low 72. Sunday, Aug. 24th the park will host the 14th Festival Peachtree Latino. According to the Peachtree Park Conservancy website, Sunday’s event will be the largest multicultural event in the state of Georgia. Hundreds of exhibitors, arts and crafts, family activities and international foods and music will be featured. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

Showers are expected to taper off by the end of Tuesday, according to forecasters. Then, expect warmer weather.

“The rest of this week, it’s going to get hot,” Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said. “As the rain chances drop, the temperatures are going up.”

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High temperatures Tuesday afternoon will reach the upper 80s, Minton said. But Thursday’s forecast includes a high of 95 degrees, she said. Friday’s high is expected to be 94 degrees, she said.

After Tuesday, there is a 20 percent chance of rain through the weekend, Minton said.

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