ATLANTA (AP) -- Early morning temperatures across Georgia had a crisp autumn coolness to greet the new season.
Fall officially arrives at 11:44 a.m. Monday.
Temperatures were 55 degrees in Canton and Peachtree City, 63 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and the upper 40s in the mountains of Blairsville.
Forecasters expect cool nights and warm days for the first week of the new season.
The National Weather Service says there will be mostly sunny skies in Atlanta through Thursday, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s and lows in the mid to upper 50s.
Friday will be mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain.
The weekend forecast cals for mostly cloudy skies with a chance of showers.