A sunny and hot Mother’s Day ahead with high near 93. Slight rain chances late Monday, but more numerous showers and storms are possible Tuesday through Thursday as a low pressure system develops near the Florida peninsula and drifts westward into the central Gulf.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division has issued a Code Orange (Unhealthy for sensitive groups) Air Quality Alert for Atlanta (including Bartow) for today. Under Code Orange conditions, the outdoor air quality is likely to be unhealthy for some people. Children, people who are sensitive to ozone, and people with heart or lung disease should limit prolonged outdoor exertion during the late afternoon or early evening when ozone concentrations are highest.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.