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- Atlanta tied the record of 78 degrees set in 1994.
- Athens also tied a record high at 82 degrees.
Today: Record-tying temps. High: 78
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low: 62
Tomorrow: Scattered showers. High: 77
» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.
If you thought the record-tying highs ended with summer, think again.
According to Channel 2 Action News, Atlanta tied the record of 78 degrees set in 1994.
And Athens also tied its record high of 82 degrees, Channel 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz said.
Currently, the temperature is 70 degrees in Atlanta, Channel 2 reported. The average high for this time of year is 67.
Now that daylight saving time has ended, the sun set at 5:40 p.m., Nitz said. The next time sunset is at 6 p.m. is Jan. 24.
There is a 20 percent chance of rain Monday, Channel 2 reported. Rain chances increase to 40 percent Tuesday and 70 percent Wednesday and Thursday.
Tuesday morning is expected to be wet but warm with a high of 77 degrees.
That high falls to 66 degrees on Wednesday.