Freeze Watch to go into effect Friday night into Saturday

Burns said there will be a much better scenario Friday afternoon as rain is expected to clear out.

Next week will be much colder. A Freeze Watch will take effect Friday night into Saturday morning for northwest metro Atlanta and across most of north Georgia. It's in line with below-average temperatures that will overtake the eastern United States.

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