A freeze warning for north and central Georgia is set to remain in place through Friday morning, when forecasters are predicting the coldest temperatures so far this fall.
The warning, which includes all of metro Atlanta, took effect at 10 p.m. Thursday and runs through 10 a.m. Friday.
Channel 2 chief meteorologist Glenn Burns said overnight lows across metro Atlanta will be around 27 degrees, followed by highs Friday that should reach only the mid-40s.
The weekend will begin dry, but will likely end wet, according to Burns.
Saturday’s highs will be in the low 50s after morning lows in the upper 20s.
Burns said there is an 80 percent chance of evening showers Sunday, when morning lows in the mid-30s will be followed by afternoon highs in the mid-50s.
The chance of rain will remain at 80 percent for the first half of Monday, Burns said. Lows Monday morning will be in the upper 40s, with afternoon highs again in the mid-50s.
Burns said those hoping for warmer temperatures will see a “light at the end of a cold tunnel” before the month’s end, as new eight-to-14-day outlooks show normal temperatures for the metro area. Temperatures in the 60s, he said, will be coming back.
Atlanta’s normal high for mid-November is 65, and the normal low is 45.
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