• Keep your coat handy: Frigid temperatures, possible wintry mix on way

    By: Severe Weather Team 2


    ATLANTA - Keep your coat handy because today’s cold weather is just the beginning of a frigid few days.

    Wind chills are still running in the 20s for much of Georgia, after most people woke up to freezing temperatures Thursday.

    Friday is going to be even colder.

    Severe Weather Team 2 is tracking the timing of temperatures in the 20s, on Channel 2 Action News.

    As for highs today, it will be the coldest afternoon since Dec. 10, one month ago, Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls said.

    Highs will remain in the 40s through the weekend into the start of next week, Walls said.

    Light, widespread rain will move in Saturday night and continue through Sunday morning. 

    Accumulation is forecast to be less than 1 inch, Walls said.


    Before the rain moves in, there is the potential for some wintry mix in the north Georgia mountains Saturday morning. 

    There could be some slick spots that develop. 

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    “Little if any accumulation confined to the highest elevations is expected,” Walls said. 

    There is another chance Monday night for some wintry mix in the mountains. 

    “Again, accumulation looks minimal, but there could be some slick roads in the highest elevations,” Walls said.

    What Can You Get Only By Watching Channel 2 Action News? 

    1. Updated temperature forecast showing temperatures Thursday afternoon only climbing into the 40s, the coldest afternoon in one month. 

    2. Pinpointing even colder temperatures Friday morning.

    3. Where and when light wintry mix is possible this weekend and again on Monday.

    4. Impacts and the timing for rain this weekend.

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