Near-record highs this afternoon, storms possible north

Saturday morning forecast

It’s a warm Saturday, and we are on track for near-record warmth this afternoon. Scattered showers and storms will be possible, primarily north of the I-10 corridor. Temps today will soar into the upper 80s.

Any showers and storms will end this evening, with warm conditions continuing tonight. Expect mostly cloudy skies and morning lows only in the mid 60s.

More warmth is ahead for Sunday. An isolated shower will be possible in far northern sections of Georgia, but most will be dry. Partly cloudy skies will develop, with highs once again in the upper 80s.

We start next week with even more near-record warmth. Dry conditions are expected Monday, with temps soaring into the low 90s.

A cold front will arrive on Tuesday, bringing clouds and rain chances. Scattered showers are expected, with cooler highs in the mid 80s.

Much cooler air rushes in for midweek, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the 70s.

Warmer weather is expected by next Friday.

About the Author:

David Heckard is The Weather Authority's Assistant Chief Meteorologist.