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Near-record highs to give way to potential weekend freeze

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

It's going to be unusually warm Friday afternoon as highs reach the upper 70s — near record highs.

We'll see lots of sunshine and calm winds throughout the day. However, this weather will not last and there are big changes ahead for the weekend.

A massive cold front early Saturday may bring a couple of showers to areas north of metro Atlanta; otherwise cold, gusty winds will allow for a taste of Winter.

The wind will likely prevent frosty conditions early Sunday, but a widespread frost and freeze is likely by early Monday.

Yes, it'll get that cold! Temperatures Saturday night and Sunday night will drop to the low 30s.

Those same gusty winds could feed the wildfires burning in North Georgia, making it more difficult to firefighters.

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7-Day Forecast

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 53°

It's a wet start to the week...

The rain will continue this morning before tapering off this afternoon. The rain will be heavy at times with 3-4 inches of rain expected across some parts of North Georgia. It will also be windy with wind gusts up to 40 mph.


Monday:  A Wet start to the week.  Highs near 71

Tuesday:  Mostly cloudy with showers.  Highs near 71

Wednesday:  Partly Cloudy. Only a 20% Chance of rain. Highs in the low 70s.

6-Day Forecast: Atlanta

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 53°

80% Chance Rain

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 57°

40% Chance Rain

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 56°

20% Chance Rain

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 54°

40% Chance Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 53°

20% Chance Rain

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 50°

Mostly Sunny

Currently in Atlanta as of

  • 59°(Feels like 59°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: E @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:57:22 am
  • Sunset: 08:14:39 pm
  • Humidity: 100
  • Visibility: 6 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Alpharetta

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 66°
  • 54°

Rain with a few rumbles of thunder

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 68°
  • 53°

Mostly cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 52°

More clouds than sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 49°

Afternoon showers

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 50°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 48°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Alpharetta as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56:20 am
  • Sunset: 08:14:30 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Marietta

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 52°

Rain with a few rumbles of thunder

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 68°
  • 53°

Afternoon showers

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 51°

More clouds than sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 49°

Occasional showers possible

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 49°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 47°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Marietta as of

  • 57°(Feels like 57°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:57:30 am
  • Sunset: 08:15:14 pm
  • Humidity: 100
  • Visibility: 1.2 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Douglasville

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 53°

Showers possible

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 69°
  • 54°

Showers possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 53°

Mostly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 50°

Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 50°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 48°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Douglasville as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58:55 am
  • Sunset: 08:16:10 pm
  • Humidity: 100
  • Visibility: 8 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Lawrenceville

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 55°

Showers and thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 53°

Afternoon showers

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 52°

Times of sun and clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 50°

Afternoon showers

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 51°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 48°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Lawrenceville as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:55:12 am
  • Sunset: 08:13:13 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Covington

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 54°

Showers and thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 54°

Afternoon showers

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 53°

More clouds than sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 50°

Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 52°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 49°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Covington as of

  • 61°(Feels like 61°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:55:26 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:21 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 5 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Carrollton

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 52°

Showers possible

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 69°
  • 53°

Showers possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 51°

Mostly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 64°
  • 48°

Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 48°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 47°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Carrollton as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:00:24 am
  • Sunset: 08:17:10 pm
  • Humidity: 99
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Newnan

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 53°

Showers possible

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 53°

Showers possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 53°

Mostly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 49°

Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 50°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 48°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Newnan as of

  • 60°(Feels like 60°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: E @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:59:32 am
  • Sunset: 08:15:46 pm
  • Humidity: 91
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Peachtree City

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 52°

Showers possible

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 52°

Showers possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 51°

Mostly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 67°
  • 48°

Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 49°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 46°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Peachtree City as of

  • 60°(Feels like 60°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58:38 am
  • Sunset: 08:14:50 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

6-Day Forecast: Kennesaw

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 52°

Rain with a few rumbles of thunder

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 68°
  • 53°

Afternoon showers

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 70°
  • 51°

More clouds than sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 48°

Occasional showers possible

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 49°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 72°
  • 47°

Mostly sunny

Currently in Kennesaw as of

  • 57°(Feels like 57°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:57:56 am
  • Sunset: 08:15:51 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0
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