Cold front brings wind, showers to metro area

By: Brian Monahan

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Winds gusted to around 30 mph Saturday across north Georgia as a fast-moving cold front whipped across the area.

Widespread showers from in Kentucky and Tennessee moved into north Georgia Saturday afternoon.

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"While this will weaken some as it moves toward north Georgia, we have the potential for an isolated strong to severe storm in the north Georgia mountains," Monahan said.


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The cold front weakened as it moved into metro Atlanta around 7 or 8.p.m., and will clear to the south by late Saturday.

The sky will clear out late tonight with temperatures falling into the 40s to around 50 degrees overnight. Temperatures will be warm Sunday, around 70 degrees.

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As we head into the workweek, we’ll have a warming trend with temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s on Monday with mid-80s for highs on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Systems will track to the north, only spilling some clouds over north Georgia.

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