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Warmer temps for MLK Day ahead of Arctic front

Today: Cold start. Warming through the afternoon. High: 47

Tonight: Clear skies. Light winds. Low: 28

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy skies become overcast. Light flurries possible in the early evening. High: 51

For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day started off with a chilly morning, but temperatures will rise throughout the day, WSB meteorologist Karen Minton said.

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“It’s going to warm a little bit,” Minton said. “We’re still going to be below average, and we will have plenty of sunshine.”


Later this week, an Arctic front will pass through the region creating a chance for light snow on Tuesday. Minton predicted up to 1 inch in northern counties and as much as a quarter-inch in Atlanta Metro.

Temperatures should drop into the teens overnight late Tuesday, creating a frigid Wednesday morning. By Friday, another warming is forecast for the weekend.


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