Source: Thursday morning is a Weather Authority Alert morning for freezing temperatures as low as the low 20s.The coldest temperatures, in the m...
Thursday morning is a Weather Authority Alert morning for freezing temperatures as low as the low 20s.The coldest temperatures, in the mid to low 20s, will be to the west of I-95 in Southeast Georgia, which is under a Hard Freeze Warning. Wind chill temperatures will be in the teens at sunrise.Northeast Florida, to the west of I-95, is also under a Hard Freeze Warning from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 11 a.m. Thursday.To the east of I-95 in Nassau and Duval counties, and all of St. Johns and Flagler counties, will not see a hard freeze, only a normal freeze with temperatures getting down to 27-32 degrees. NWS watches, warnings, winter weather forecast | Latest power outage numbers in Southeast Georgia, Northeast Florida | School closings | Status of bridges, roadsThe difference between a hard freeze and normal freeze is intensity. A Hard Freeze Warning is issued when at least two hours are expected below 27 degrees. A normal Freeze Warning is issued for temperatures between 27 degrees and 32 degrees for at least two hours.The sub freezing temperatures could freeze some of the melted snow and ice on the roads, primarily to the north of the Florida-Georgia line. Icy patches on roadways, mainly in Southeast Georgia, could persist until noon Thursday. Everyone area-wide should be concerned with heating your homes safely. This does not include the use of space heaters overnight. Outdoor pets and plants should be brought in or protected from the cold. Exposed pipes to the west of I-95 should be dripped, and pool pumps should be run over inland areas.We are in for another inland hard freeze Thursday night, but we will gradually warm up as we make our way through the weekend, although it will still be chilly. Mild temperatures are forecasted for Monday afternoon.
Source: News 4 Jax