Altanta: Warmth to Be Followed by Rain, Another Cold Blast

Mild weather will be exchanged for rain showers, colder and breezy conditions around Atlanta for the last part of the week.

A cold front is expected to approach the area by Wednesday evening, bringing with it widespread rainfall, followed by another blast of cold air. While the cold air outbreak will not be as severe as this past weekend, it will still pack a punch.

Rain will spread from northwest to southeast across the area Wednesday night into Thursday, so an umbrella may be a good item to have on hand as you head to work in the morning.

After the rain tapers off Thursday afternoon, winds will begin to increase. As the system exits the area, colder air will sweep in.

Temperatures on Friday will be considerably lower than the previous several days, with a high temperature reaching only the upper 50s. The combination of temperature, gusty winds and other atmospheric conditions will result in AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperatures in the 40s much of the time.

Sunshine will prevail for the weekend. However, the afternoon temperature will struggle to reach 60 degrees, so a jacket will be required for most outdoor activities.

This story by AccuWeather Meteorologist Becky Elliott