Weather: Heat to turn up with temps in the 90s this week
From Staff Reports
Summer is officially less than a week old here in Coweta County, but it will feel in mid-season form this week with temperatures reaching the upper 90s.
The National Weather Service says today will be the coolest of the week with a high of 89 degrees under mostly sunny skies. In fact, the 30 percent rain chance this afternoon is really the only precipitation in the forecast until Friday when a 20 percent chance arrives as a normal summer pattern sets in.
In the meantime, it will be sunny skies and a warming trend slated for the local area. High temperatures will be 91 on Tuesday and Wednesday before climbing to 97 on Thursday and Friday and 96 on Saturday. Overnight lows will be in the upper 60s.
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MONDAY – A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT – A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY – Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
WEDNESDAY – Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY – Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
FRIDAY – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
SATURDAY – A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.