October starts Tuesday -- but it's likely to feel more like August

ATLANTA — Get ready for another week of near-record and record highs temperatures this week.

Atlanta hit yet another record high of 93 degrees Sunday, which breaks the prior record of 92 degrees set in 1941.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said when October begins Tuesday, it will feel more like August.

Walls said records could be broken through Friday, with Thursday expected to be the hottest day of the week.

Sunday was the 86th day highs have reached at least 90 degrees this year. The record for the most 90 degree days in a year is 90.

September has tied or broken more daily heat records than any other September on record.

Walls said a cold front moves in Friday and Saturday, which will cause temperatures drop into the 80s.

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