According to this morning’s report from the National Weather Service, Thanksgiving Day in Cobb County will be mostly sunny, with a high of around 63. The winds are forecast to be light and variable, becoming southwest at 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
The following is the NWS 7-day weather forecast, centered on Dobbins ARB in Marietta:
Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night Clear, with a low around 30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Monday Sunny, with a high near 54.
Monday Night Clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 61.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The NWS describes its role as follows:
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, water, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. These services include Forecasts and Observations, Warnings, Impact-based Decision Support Services, and Education in an effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation. The ultimate goal is to have a society that is prepared for and responds to weather, water and climate events.