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This Afternoon

Hi58° Showers Likely

Tonight

Lo40° Scattered Showers

Friday

Hi62° Breezy

Friday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi66° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo43° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi64° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi67° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo46° Slight Chc Showers

Polar freeze settles over much of U.S.

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ATLANTA — Brutal, life-threatening cold descended over the East and the South, sending the mercury plummeting today into the single digits and teens from New York and Washington to Atlanta, Nashville and Birmingham — where many people have little experience dealing with freezing weather.

The morning weather map for the eastern half of the U.S. looked like an algebra worksheet — lots of small, negative numbers. In fact, the Midwest and the East were colder than much of Antarctica.

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