Forecast Details for Atlanta, GA

Recent Locations: Atlanta, GA  
Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.

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Weather Topic: What is Drizzle?

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Drizzle is precipitation in the form of water droplets which are smaller than raindrops.

Drizzle is characterized by fine, gently falling droplets and typically does not impact human habitation in a negative way. The exception to this is freezing drizzle, a condition where drizzle freezes immediately upon reaching earth's surface. Freezing drizzle is still less dangerous than freezing rain, but can potentially result in hazardous road conditions.

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Weather Topic: What is Freezing Rain?

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Freezing rain is a condition where precipitation which has fallen in the form of water droplets reaches temperatures which are below freezing and freezes upon coming into contact with surface objects. The result of this precipitation is a glaze of ice which can be damaging to plants and man-made structures. A severe onset of freezing rain which results in a very thick glaze of ice is known as an ice storm.

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