Massive blizzard set to bury Northeast in snow, send bone-chilling cold to Florida
Parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are gearing up for several feet of snow, while parts of the South are getting ready for the coldest air in years. Through Friday, off of the Carolinas, a storm system will start to strengthen as it lifts north. Over the weekend, the storm is set to explode, potentially dropping more than two feet of snow in spots along the East Coast.
Hold on to your hat! Staying windy and cool, quick shot of cold air for Monday morning
The sunshine will be deceptive, however, as it will stay cool and windy. Winds will be on the order of 15-25 mph with gusts of 25 mph inland and 30 mph along the coast. Wind gusts SundayTemperatures will be off to a cold start Monday with inland areas waking up in the low-to-mid 40s. Areas right along the coast will remain in the 50s due to the relatively warmer ocean water. The gusty winds Monday morning will help it to feel a few degrees colder than what your thermometer may read.
Winter keeps stranglehold on much of U.S. with coast-coast snow, ice and bitter cold
ORLANDO, Fla. – This will be one of those weeks of winter when the rest of the nation looks at Florida with disgust. While much of the nation is dealing with an Arctic outbreak, Florida will sit this round of winter out. This storm will then dive south into the Southern Plains bringing with it more snow and ice. Snow and ice will once again be likely the Mississippi River Valley and Mid Atlantic as a result of the same storm Monday and Tuesday. Florida may get in on the winter fun by next weekend with a little more cold spilling down the peninsula.
Brrr! Central Florida on pace for coldest winter in 10 years
Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach all tied for their coldest morning in the past three years. [WATCH LIVE: News 6]Low temperatures ThursdayWinter in Central Florida to date has been defined by ups and downs in the temperature department. Through Feb. 4, all official weather observing sites, Orlando, Sanford, Melbourne, Daytona Beach and Leesburg are on pace for the coldest winter since the 2010/2011 season. Orlando winter to dateWinter is defined in the weather world as the three-month period of December, January and February for clean record keeping. You may recall this past Christmas was the coldest since 1995 and the sixth coldest on record.
Forecasting Change: Winter nights not as cold in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – According to analysis from Climate Central, the number of cold nights is changing across the country and Orlando is no exception. For example, Reno, Nevada now has 94 fewer cold nights below 32 degrees than it did back in 1970. [TRENDING: Deputies: Girl abused by children’s book author | Deputy investigated for slamming student | How to get vaccine in Fla.]AdHere in Orlando? We now have 13 fewer cold nights with an overnight low below 40 than we used to have. Nights below 40 degreesRemember, climate change is sometimes subtle.
Colder air moves in with frost possible Sunday morning
ORLANDO, Fla. – Sunshine returns by Saturday afternoon, but it will be a blustery sunshine. Winds will gust up to 25 mph an hour at times through the early evening. Even with abundant sunshine, temperatures only top out in the low 60s. Patchy frost will be possible west of I-95 with the best chance north of Orlando into Lake, interior Volusia and Marion counties. Frost potential Sunday morningSunshine will help to burn off the frost early Sunday, but clouds are quick to return by the early afternoon.
Here’s where Christmas 2020 ranks among the coldest all time in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Christmas 2020 will rank among the coldest Christmas’ on record for Central Florida. Christmas 2020 will take a spot in the top ten coldest of all time, tying with 1995 for the sixth coldest Christmas on record. The Christmas chill arrived in dramatic fashion on Christmas Eve night with a strong Arctic cold front blasting through Central Florida. Temperature drop behind Christmas Eve's Arctic cold frontThe biggest drop in temperature occurred after the cold front moved through after 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. Florida sees numerous cold fronts plow through every winter, but they are rarely as strong as the one that moved through Christmas Eve.
Weather whiplash! Blast of cold Christmas Day follows warm, rainy Christmas Eve
By Wednesday afternoon we start another warm up into Christmas Eve. Afternoon high temperaturesA strong cold front looks to slice through the region Christmas Eve bringing rain chances back to Central Florida. Rain chances increase later in the day Christmas Eve. Cold air spills into Central Florida Christmas morning through Christmas Day. Some south of Orlando may start Christmas off mild, but afternoon highs will likely be held in the 50s.
BRRR: Cold weather could move into Central Florida just in time for Christmas
ORLANDO, Fla. – Chilly air will settle in Thursday and Friday behind the latest cold front to impact Central Florida, but even colder air could be coming down the pipeline. Fast forwarding into next week, another strong cold front looks to be on the horizon around Christmas. There are indications the front could bring rain as early as Christmas Eve with the chill blasting in on Christmas morning. Other indications are that the front itself holds off until Christmas Day with the coldest days to follow the holiday. Regardless of the exact timing, look for more changes to come around Christmas.
Cold shelters open across Central Florida as temps may dip into the 30s
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Cold shelters are opening across Central Florida as temperatures may dip into the 30s Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. [TRENDING: This woman received the first COVID-19 vaccine | Judge scolds theme park trespasser | Chuck Yeager dies at 97]BREVARD COUNTY SHELTERDisabled Veterans Chapter 109 at 435 N Singleton Avenue in TitusvilleThe shelter opens at 5 p.m. and closes the following day at 8 a.m.Dinner and breakfast will be served at all locations12/8/20, 11:50AM | According to the US National Weather Service Melbourne Florida, temperatures for this evening are... Posted by Brevard County Emergency Management on Tuesday, December 8, 2020LAKE COUNTY SHELTERTrinity Assembly of God at 200 Urick Street in Fruitland ParkThe shelter opens at 5 p.m. and closes the following day at 7 a.m. Masks are requiredCOVID-19 screening will take place at each shelterLakeXpress will provide transportation to the shelterMARION COUNTY SHELTERSalvation Army location at 320 NW 1st Avenue in OcalaThe shelter opens at 6:30 p.m.Colder weather is here and we have another inland freeze with frost expected tonight! The Salvation Army will have... Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, December 8, 2020Temperatures in Central Florida may reach the 70s again on Thursday.
Frost Advisory: Chilly day on tap in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Expect a cold start Tuesday across Central Florida, with many areas in the 30s and 40s. There is a frost advisory in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday for Marion, Lake and inland Volusia counties. The record low is 25, set in 1937Highs will remain in the 60s on Wednesday and Thursday. We can expect highs back in the low and mid-70s by Friday. Low rain chances return by the weekend, with highs in the mid- and upper 70s.
Here we go again! Another round of cold air moves in Monday night
It will be a pleasant end to the weekend Sunday after a chilly start with highs climbing into the low-to-mid 70s. Rain chancesTemperatures Monday start off mild, in the upper 50s and low 60s with cooler air trickling in late in the day. Monday morning lowsAfter a rainy start for most areas Monday, sunshine increases by the second half of the afternoon. Tuesday morning lowsTuesday morning will be much colder again with a start in the 30s and 40s. It will be slightly colder Wednesday with patchy frost possible northwest of I-4.
Pleasant weekend before cold air returns
ORLANDO, Fla. – If you didn’t take advantage of the post-Thanksgiving warmth to decorate, this weekend will be another good chance to get outside. There will be a few stray showers early Saturday, but a drying and clearing trend takeover for the rest of the day. Clouds once again go back on the increase Sunday to make way for another strong cold front Monday. Rain chances increase Sunday nightHighs Monday will be in the 60s. The coldest air of the week settles in Wednesday, but should be a few degrees above the last cold blast that invaded Central Florida.
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