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Today

Hi51° Rain

Tonight

Lo45° Rain Likely

Friday

Hi55° Rain

Friday Night

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi53° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi53° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Slight Chc Rain

Monday Night

Lo47° Chance Rain

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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