Summer-like temps to stay this weekend

Meteorologist Brad Nitz has your Friday evening weather forecast.


Today: Partly cloudy. High: 83

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low: 66

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High: 80

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.

After two days of record highs, metro Atlanta is finally getting a break.

Atlanta reached 83 degrees, its expected high, and the metro area should still see summer-like weather through the weekend, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Friday’s high falls just short of the 86-degree record set in 1954, Channel 2 reported.

The current temperature is 79 degrees.

Highs are expected to hit the 80s in some parts of metro Atlanta on Friday. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

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Saturday should see an 82-degree high, well above the average of 73 this time of year, Channel 2 reported. Sunday shouldn’t be much different.

There is also a 10 percent chance of late Sunday, which could usher in a cold front Monday morning and lower temperatues to the mid-70s.

There is a 30 percent chance of rain Monday.