More rain, lightning on Friday

Metro Atlanta skies will be mostly cloudy late Thursday night with scattered showers throughout the area, forecaster Robert Garcia said.

"The chance of rain is 20 percent after midnight," Garcia said.

Friday morning, expect showers and thunderstorms as the chance of precipitation jumps to 70 percent.

"We'll see heavy rain and frequent lightning in some areas, like (Wednesday)," Garcia said.

Highs on Friday will be in the mid-80s.

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