Daily Forecast | The latest from First Alert Meteorologist Tim Strong
Wet end to the workweek and heading into this weekend. Rain totals 2-4″ between Thursday and Sunday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Rain chances will be higher the rest of the week as a surface cold front combined with a closed upper-low brings widespread rain to the region Friday through Sunday.
Our next cold front starts to move into the region today. Highs today will be warm again in the mid-70s. Winds will be out of the southwest between 5-12 mph.
Heavy rain and even the chance for a few thunderstorms look likely Friday, mainly in the afternoon into Friday night. Rain totals between 1-2″ look like a good bet for most of the area between Friday afternoon and Friday night as a cold front moves into the region. Highs Friday will be in the mid to upper 60s. Winds will be variable between 5-10 mph.
A closed upper-low combined with the surface cold front will continue rain chances all day Saturday through early Sunday. An additional 1-2″ of rain looks likely for the CSRA between Saturday morning and midday Sunday. Temperatures will be cooler this weekend with morning lows Saturday in the mid-40s and afternoon highs in the mid-50s. Rain will be possible Sunday morning with lows in the upper 30s. Rain should clear out in the afternoon with chilly highs near 50. We finally return to dry weather Monday with warmer highs in the mid-60s. Keep it here for updates on rain chances for the rest of the week.
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