Memorial Day has a 40% chance for rain, and the projected high is 83 degrees, according to the latest forecast.
A wedge of cool air may lead to afternoon showers, which could put a damper on those outdoor plans.
“If I were barbecuing, I would make it a lunch and not dinner, as more widespread showers will be developing mid-afternoon through the evening,” Channel 2 chief meteorologist Glenn Burns said.
Overall, the weekend should be a nice one, Walls said. It will be a marked change from the cooler, cloudy weather that metro Atlanta saw at the start of the week.
Those conditions were due to an area of low pressure stuck above the Southeast. That low is slowly moving north and away from North Georgia, Walls said.
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“As it drifts away, our conditions will improve, meaning more sunshine and warmer temperatures starting this afternoon,” she said Thursday.
Rain chances are lowest Saturday at 30%, according to Channel 2. The warmest day will be Sunday with a projected high of 88 degrees.
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