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Today

Hi102° Hot

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi99° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi95° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday Night

Lo70° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi94° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

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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