Complicating traffic issues Saturday will be the closure of a Downtown Connector ramp for construction. The ramp from I-75/85 northbound to the Buford-Spring Connector, Exit 86, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Other weekend events include Friday night’s Hawks game at Philips Arena and a Sunday night concert at the arena by Usher.
In Cobb County, the Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, with guest appearances by Henry Winkler, and by Adam West and Burt Ward, TV’s original Batman and Robin.
While there’s a 20 percent chance of showers on Saturday, the rain isn’t expected until after 1 p.m., which should be good news for parade marchers and watchers.
Afternoon highs in the mid-50s will be followed by lows Saturday night in the mid-30s.
In the mountains of northeast Georgia, there’s a 20 percent chance of a rain and snow mix Saturday night, as temperatures dip into the upper 30s.
Sunday should be sunny but cold, with highs in the mid-40s and lows Sunday night in the mid-20s.