Augusta sees record cold Tuesday morning

Ice coats trees in Evans this morning

The chilly weather already broke the record low Tuesday morning but the temperature could drop further before the day is over.

According to the National Weather Service, the record low for Jan. 7 was broken at 7:57 a.m. when temperatures dropped to 12 degrees. The previous record of 15 degrees was set in 1970.

Meteorologists said they continue to watch the temperature and said temperatures may dip even further.