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Freeze Warning, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:57 AM EST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Freeze warning remains in effect until 9 am EST this morning...

* temperature... overnight low temperatures have already dropped
into the lower to middle 30 across the warning area, with some
readings around 30 degrees in rural sheltered spots north of
Interstate 4. Lows will reach the lower 30s across the warning
area, with a few upper 20s possible in sheltered spots. A freeze
duration of 2 to 4 hours is expected in most areas.

* Impacts... temperatures at or below freezing can kill sensitive
vegetation and may freeze exposed water pipes. Portable plants
may need to be brought indoors to a warmer location, or
considering covering sensitive vegetation as needed. Small
animals should be adequately cared for, or brought indoors if
needed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Also... many home fires occur during cold weather episodes. Use
extreme caution with space heaters... keeping the heater away from
all material that may be combustible... such as pillows... blankets
and curtains.

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.




331 am EST Wed Jan 17 2018

... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 1 am to 10 am EST
Thursday...

* what... very cold wind chills are expected due to a combination
of cold temperatures and northwest winds remaining at or a
little above 10 mph. Expect wind chills to drop into the lower
30s around or shortly after midnight, and reach values in the
middle 20s to around 30 degrees by sunrise Thursday.

* Where... Brevard, Osceola, Indian River and Okeechobee counties.

* When... 1 am to 10 am Thursday.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Make sure you dress
appropriately for the cold weather, including a coat, a hat and
gloves.




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