Cobb County weather forecast, Saturday, May 21, 2022

The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies here at Cobb County on May 20, 2022, with a high near 90 degrees.

However, they have also released a hazardous weather forecast for the region as the risk of thunderstorms increases during the week.

7 day forecast

Today

A slight chance of showers between 1 and 3 p.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Mainly sunny, with highs near 90. Wind southwest 5-10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.

This evening

Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then slight chance of showers between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Wind south around 8 km/h. The chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with highs near 86. Wind southwest around 5 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation is between a tenth and a quarter inch, barring higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday night

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8 p.m., then showers likely and maybe a thunderstorm between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms possible after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Wind west around 5 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday

Showers and thunderstorms possible, then showers likely and maybe a thunderstorm after 8 am. Mostly cloudy, with high near 78. Wind northwest around 8 kph becoming southwest in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday evening

Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8 a.m. Mainly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday evening

30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Wednesday

40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Wednesday evening

50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday

Showers likely and maybe a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with highs near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday evening

50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday

40% chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

April 2022 climate summary for the Atlanta area

The climate report shows the deviation from a month’s average temperatures. The average temperature for a date is the average over a period of 30 years.

Date High Down Avg Deviation from the norm Precipitation
2022-04-01 67 48 57.5 -2.0 0.00
2022-04-02 69 48 58.5 -1.2 0.00
2022-04-03 70 48 59.0 -0.9 0.00
2022-04-04 76 48 62.0 1.8 0.00
2022-04-05 66 54 60.0 -0.4 2.18
2022-04-06 73 61 67.0 6.3 0.89
2022-04-07 70 51 60.5 -0.4 0.02
2022-04-08 59 45 52.0 -9.2 0.00
2022-04-09 57 41 49.0 -12.4 0.01
2022-04-10 74 38 56.0 -5.7 0.00
2022-04-11 71 50 60.5 -1.4 0.00
2022-04-12 82 57 69.5 7.3 0.00
2022-04-13 77 64 70.5 8.0 0.00
2022-04-14 77 56 66.5 3.8 0.12
2022-04-15 77 48 62.5 -0.5 0.00
2022-04-16 73 59 66.0 2.8 1.05
2022-04-17 73 60 66.5 3.0 J
2022-04-18 73 49 61.0 -2.8 0.01
2022-04-19 64 42 53.0 -11.0 0.00
2022-04-20 72 45 58.5 -5.8 0.00
2022-04-21 76 55 65.5 0.9 0.00
2022-04-22 82 58 70.0 5.2 0.00
2022-04-23 81 60 70.5 5.4 0.00
2022-04-24 80 60 70.0 4.6 0.00
2022-04-25 84 62 73.0 7.4 0.00
2022-04-26 72 56 64.0 -1.9 0.09
2022-04-27 77 47 62.0 -4.2 0.00
2022-04-28 78 53 65.5 -0.9 0.00
2022-04-29 80 57 68.5 1.8 0.00
2022-04-30 81 59 70.0 3.0 0.00
Sum 2211 1579 4.37
Medium 73.7 52.6 63.2 0.0
Normal 73.8 52.5 63.2 3.81

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

About the National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) is 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 with the goal of building a nation ready for severe weather. The ultimate goal is to have a society that is prepared and responsive to weather, water and climate events.

Read all of Cobb County Courier’s climate and weather coverage by following this link.

Dale D. Schrum