Weather: Rain today, then sunny and mild over the weekend

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From Staff Reports

A nice weekend weather-wise is in store for Coweta County, but first folks will have to get through some possible severe weather today.

The National Weather Service in Peachtree City says to expect showers and thunderstorms from an approaching cold front later this morning through much of the afternoon. The rain chance listed is 90 percent with rainfall amounts of a half to three-quarters of an inch. Today’s high will be 79 with Southwest winds at 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 with gusts to 30. Heavy rainfall, high winds, possible hail and even the chance of a tornado exists during the afternoon.

Tonight, cooler temperatures roll in with the overnight low near 57. West wind will be 5-10 mph, gusting to 20 with only a 20 percent rain chance.

The weekend looks great with partly sunny skies on Saturday and a high of 73. It will remain a bit breezy with West wind at 10-15, gusting to 25. The overnight low will be 52.

And Mother’s Day Sunday features sunny skies with a high of 79.

Below is the extended forecast for Coweta from the National Weather Service in Peachtree City as of 5:55 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022. For up-to-date weather information, visit: NWS Newnan Page.

FRIDAY –  Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. High near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

FRIDAY NIGHT –  A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

SATURDAY –  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT –  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

SUNDAY –  Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

MONDAY – Sunny, with a high near 82.

The Coweta County weekend forecast from the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.

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