Thursday morning marks first frost advisory of season

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ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta is under its first frost advisory of the season from 2 a.m. until 9 a.m. Thursday.

Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist David Chandley says a cold front will swing through north Georgia on Wednesday, and bring the coldest air of the fall season so far.

"This signifies the end of the growing season, and all tender plants should be protected. These lows are 15 to 20 degrees below the average, with the record low for (Thursday) morning standing at 34, set in 1937," Chandley said.

Freezing temperatures are likely to arrive by Saturday morning. A freeze watch has been issued from late Friday night through 10 a.m. Saturday.

Chandley said there is no rain in the forecast for the next seven days.

Watch Channel 2 Action News for the latest forecast.