Nitz’s forecast for Christmas Eve is for a 60 percent chance of rain, a record-breaking high of 73 degrees and lows in the low 60s.
He’s forecasting a record high of 73 degrees again on Friday, after a morning low of 63. Atlanta’s previous record high is 72 for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The chance of rain on Christmas Day is 40 percent, Nitz said, adding that the warm, wet weather will persist through the weekend.
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