ATLANTA (AP) -- Bitterly cold temperatures were expected to give way to a slow warm-up Friday, but the mercury wasn't expected to reach much above freezing during the day across north Georgia.
Temperatures before dawn Friday dipped to 10 degrees in Cartersville, Dalton and Rome; 11 in Gainesville, and 13 degrees in Atlanta. The National Weather Service was forecasting a high of around 32 degrees Friday in Atlanta.
In south Georgia, temperatures early Friday dropped to 29 in Albany, 30 in Vidalia and 34 in Savannah.
(AccessNorthGa.com's Ken Stanford contributed to this story.)