ATLANTA, GA — We’ve got a rainy weekend ahead of us in metro Atlanta, according to the National Weather Service. From Friday afternoon on, there will be a chance of showers all the way through Sunday night and into President’s Day.
Saturday will be the rainiest day of the weekend, according to the forecast. There will be a 60 percent chance of rain during the day, followed by a 50 percent chance Saturday night.
Friday night, the chance of rain will be 30 percent, the same chance forecast for Sunday and Sunday night. Fortunately, the forecast calls mainly for showers, not thunderstorms.
It’s possible it will be rainy on Monday for President’s Day, but it’s not a sure thing. There will be a 20 perdent chance of showers during the day, dropping to a 20 percent chance Monday night.
Temperatures throughout the long weekend should be pleasant, too, with highs ranging from the upper-60s to low-70s and lows only getting down into the 50s most nights.
Here’s your President’s Day Weekend weather forecast for metro Atlanta, from the National Weather Service:
Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 m.p.h. Friday night, a chance of showers before 10 p.m., then a slight chance of showers after 4 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5-10 m.p.h., becoming light north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Saturday: Showers likely, mainly between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 65. East wind around 5 m.p.h. becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. A 50 percent chance of showers Saturday night, mainly before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5-10 m.p.h. becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 5 m.p.h. becoming east in the afternoon. A 30 percent chance of showers Sunday night. Cloudy, with a low around 57.
President’s Day: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
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