The NOAA Climate Prediction Center projects cooler than average temperatures across Georgia until the beginning of May.
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The NOAA Climate Prediction Center projects cooler than average temperatures across Georgia until the beginning of May.

Ready to put your winter clothes away? Not so fast. Although temperatures across the state are predicted to reach into the 70s this weekend, cooler than average spring weather is projected to stick around Georgia until at least the beginning of May.
 
In Atlanta, lows have approached century-old records for this time of year. In middle and south Georgia, the National Weather Service projects a 40 percent chance of below normal temperatures. 

On Second Thought host Adam Ragusea speaks with Greg Postel, a meteorologist for The Weather Channel.

We speak with Greg Postel of The Weather Channel to find out why some of us still need to use turtlenecks in late April, and what might be some of the environmental consequences of below average temperatures this time of year.