Cold night on way for Central Florida


Another cold night is on the way for Central Florida Wednesday evening.

There was a freeze warning in effect for Volusia, Flagler, Northern Lake, Marion, and Sumter counties.

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All other counties in Central Florida have a frost advisory in effect.

"The low in Daytona Beach is set to drop to 31, Ocala will drop to 33, Orlando will be down to 38, Melbourne will dip to 35," said News 6 Chief Meteorologist Tom Sorrells.

Several local shelters will be open Wednesday night because of the cold weather.

Orlando Union Rescue Mission is opening its doors to men seeking shelter at the OURM Men's Center overnight until Thursday morning. The Rescue Mission is located at 410 West Central Boulevard in Orlando and can be contacted at 407-423-3596.

The Coalition for the Homeless has also declared it a "cold night" and will not refuse anyone seeking shelter from the cold. The Coalition is located at 639 West Central Boulevard and at 107 East Hillcrest Street in downtown Orlando.

In Brevard County, shelters will remain open. Brevard Sharing Center on 113 Aurora Street in Cocoa opens its cold weather shelter when temperatures fall below 45 degrees overnight, News 6 partner Florida Today reports. 321-631-0306.

"Thursday the warmup begins," Sorrells said. "The wind will slow down and the high will go to 64."

The low Thursday night in Orlando will stop at 47 degrees

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday all look nice with plenty of sunshine and a high each day past 70.

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