Weather: Rain moves in today, clears out Thursday

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From Staff Reports

Two different weather patterns will rule this work week here in Coweta County, says the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.

Beginning today, scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely across much of the area today as some storms could be severe. The rain chance is listed at 80 percent with a high near 79 degrees.

On Tuesday, another system rolls through Georgia and with it, some strong to severe storms with damaging winds, heavy rain, frequent lightning and even the possibility of isolated tornadoes. Rain chances are listed at 90 percent during the day with a high of 81 and an 80 percent rain chance that night.

Rain continues into Wednesday, primarily before 2 p.m. with a 60 percent chance and a high of 78. Clearing begins later in the evening.

Thursday, Friday and into the weekend looks postcard perfect. Folks can expect sunny skies with highs in the 70s and overnight lows in the upper 40s.

Below is the day-by-day forecast (subject to change) from the NWS. And for more weather information, visit: NWS Newnan Page.

MONDAY – Showers and thunderstorms. High near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

MONDAY NIGHT – A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY – Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. High near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

TUESDAY NIGHT – Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

WEDNESDAY – Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

THURSDAY – Sunny, with a high near 75.

FRIDAY – Sunny, with a high near 72.

SATURDAY – Sunny, with a high near 78.

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