Weekend Weather: Rain moves in later today, Saturday; Sunshine returns Sunday
From Staff Reports
Both rain and sun are in this weekend’s forecast for Coweta County, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Today, expect mostly cloudy skies with a high near 67 degrees. Rain chances go from 20 percent this afternoon to 50 percent overnight.
On Saturday, a cold front moves through thus making it a rain event here in the area with an 80 percent chance forecast throughout the day. The high temperature will be near 66. Rainfall amounts between a quarter and a half inch is possible.
And on Sunday, sunny skies return with a high near 56 degrees and the wind from the Northwest at 5-10 mph. Sunday night’s low will be 36.
Here’s the day-by-day forecast from the NWS (as of 6 a.m.):
FRIDAY – A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT – A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
SATURDAY – Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
SATURDAY NIGHT – Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
SUNDAY – Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT – Mostly clear, with a low around 36.