ATLANTA, GA — After what was a soggy Monday morning commute for many, metro Atlanta is in for another rainy work week, with a chance that we’ll see some thunderstorms a couple of times before it’s all over.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook, warning of what it calls a slight chance of thunderstorms late Monday morning. That will mostly be in the eastern and central parts of Georgia, though, with the main hazards being gusty winds and lightning.
And there will be another chance of thunderstorms Wednesday night and during the day on Thursday, with the potential for heavy rainfall across much of north Georgia. Otherwise, every day this week will bring a chance of some showers, at least.
Tuesday is expected to be sunny until late night, when the chance of rain jumps all the way up to 90 percent. After that, it will be raining on and off all the way through the weekend, the weather service says.
Temperatures will stay mild, at least, with highs from the low to upper-60s and lows in the 40s and 50s.
Here’s your work-week weather forecast for metro Atlanta, from the National Weather Service:
Monday: Showers, mainly before noon. High near 65. Northeast wind 5 -10 m.p.h. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Monday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5-10 m.p.h. becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. East wind around 10 m.p.h., with gusts as high as 15 m.p.h. Occasional rain after 2 a.m. Tuesday night. Low around 52. East wind 5-10 m.p.h. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
Wednesday: Occasional rain. High near 62. Southeast wind 5-10 m.p.h. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Wednesday night, occasional rain before 8 p.m, then showers likely after 8 p.m. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Thursday: Showers likely, then occasional rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent Thursday night, occasional rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of showers after 8 p.m. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8 a.m. Sunny, with a high near 60. Friday night, clear, with a low around 40.
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