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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:21am

Cold Weather Rushing In; Expect Freezing Temperatures

Tuesday's isolated storms are tapering off. Unfortunately, so is the spell of warm spring weather. Tuesday night, prepare for temperatures to drop.

Vaughn Smith, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Atlanta, says the recent showers are to blame for the temperature dip as strong winds bring in the cold air.There is a wind advisory for all of North and Central Georgia with gusts of wind up expected to reach up to 40mph.

Freeze Warning and Patchy Frost

A cold front will continue to push through central Georgia Tuesday afternoon and temperatures will fall to the 30s throughout the North and Central parts of the state and the low 40s along the coast.

Expect patchy frost after midnight. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning in effect Tuesday night until Wednesday morning at 9 a.m.

Forecast For The Rest Of The Week

“This is a quick little cold spell. We’re going to start warming up fairly quickly,” said meteorologist Vaughn Smith.

Wednesday will be sunny with highs around 60. Wednesday night will also be clear with lows in the upper 30s.

Thursday will cloudy, but will warm up during the day with temperatures in the 60s and 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

The clouds will continue into Friday with more temperatures in the 60s and 70s with a 30 percent chance of rain.

Saturday will be mostly clear with highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.

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