ATLANTA - A large cover of high pressure sitting above metro Atlanta made things seem warmer than the forecast high Saturday.
Stay with WSBTV.com and Channel 2 Action News for what to expect over the weekend.
“Factor in the humidity, it’s going to feel like triple-digit heat around metro Atlanta,” Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Brian Monahan said.
The expected high Saturday was 93, 1 degree below the average for this date.
What viewers can only get on Channel 2 Action News:
- Updated hour-by-hour cloud and rain forecast, showing the timeline and favored locations of showers and storms today through early next week.
- Jet stream and temperature map showing the heat easing off the next couple of days and the rain chance increasing.
- Updated hour-by-hour heat index forecast.
It should seem even hotter in southside areas. There was a heat index of 105 to 108 degrees from noon to 6 p.m. in and south of Upson County.
Rain? There’s a 40 percent chance on Sunday. That should cool things off a bit, with the high forecast at 91.
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