Afternoon Cobb County weather update Thursday May 5: 20 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m.

satellite weather map of the eastern United States for May 5

The National Weather Service forecasts mostly sunny skies here in Cobb County on Thursday May 5 with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. and a high of near 89.

7-day forecast

This forecast is centered on Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia:

This Afternoon

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A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Tonight

A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3 p.m . High near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7 p.m and 9 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday

A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 85.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 85.

April 2022 climate summary for Atlanta area

The climate report shows how much departure from the average temperatures a month has. The average temperature for a date is the average over a 30-year period.

DateHighLowAvgDeparture from normPrecipitation
2022-04-01674857.5-2.00.00
2022-04-02694858.5-1.20.00
2022-04-03704859.0-0.90.00
2022-04-04764862.01.80.00
2022-04-05665460.0-0.42.18
2022-04-06736167.06.30.89
2022-04-07705160.5-0.40.02
2022-04-08594552.0-9.20.00
2022-04-09574149.0-12.40.01
2022-04-10743856.0-5.70.00
2022-04-11715060.5-1.40.00
2022-04-12825769.57.30.00
2022-04-13776470.58.00.00
2022-04-14775666.53.80.12
2022-04-15774862.5-0.50.00
2022-04-16735966.02.81.05
2022-04-17736066.53.0T
2022-04-18734961.0-2.80.01
2022-04-19644253.0-11.00.00
2022-04-20724558.5-5.80.00
2022-04-21765565.50.90.00
2022-04-22825870.05.20.00
2022-04-23816070.55.40.00
2022-04-24806070.04.60.00
2022-04-25846273.07.40.00
2022-04-26725664.0-1.90.09
2022-04-27774762.0-4.20.00
2022-04-28785365.5-0.90.00
2022-04-29805768.51.80.00
2022-04-30815970.03.00.00
Sum221115794.37
Average73.752.663.20.0
Normal73.852.563.23.81

For much more information on the climate in our area, visit the NWS Climate FAQ for the Atlanta area.

About the National Weather Service

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.

Read all the Cobb County Courier climate and weather coverage by following this link.

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