• Atlanta sets record-high temperature for today with 98 degrees

    By: Severe Weather Team 2


    ATLANTA - It was a fairly warm end to Tuesday after a brutally warm afternoon. Temperatures reached 98 degrees.

    And yes, although fall is just five days away, summer temperatures are sticking around.

    98 degrees is a record-high for the date Sept. 17 in Atlanta. The previous record was 97 degrees in 1927.

    Through the overnight hours, temperatures will be in the low 70s. 

    By lunch hour Wednesday, temperatures will reach the low to mid 80s. 

    We're tracking when average temperatures are back and when it could FINALLY feel like fall, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning, starting at 4:30 a.m.


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