WEATHER ADVISORY: Freeze Watch In Effect Tonight
By Space Coast Daily // January 7, 2014
BREVARD WEATHER FORECAST FOR January 6, 2014
|Lo: 35°F||Hi: 51°F
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|POP: 20%||POP: 30%||POP: 50%|
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A freeze watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in Melbourne, Florida.
The freeze watch expires on Tuesday, January, 7 at 9 a.m. local time.
Affected areas includes Northern Brevard County, as well as Volusia, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. Expect and prepare for the following conditions:
• Areas: Freeze and hard freeze watches in effect for portions of East Central Florida Monday night.
• Duration: Freeze watch will remain in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning.
• Temperature: Very cold air will affect Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Northern Brevard Counties behind a cold front late Monday night. Late night temperatures are expected to drop to around the freezing mark late at night.
• Wind Speed: Northwest winds are expected at 10 to 15 mph during the late night hours.
• Impacts: The cold temperatures can kill crops and other tender vegetation if not adequately protected.
PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
A freeze watch means freezing temperatures are possible. Remember to bring pets and house plants indoors. Protect outdoor tender vegetation. Dress appropriately for the cold temperatures.
Be extra careful with kerosene and space heaters. Be sure to keep space heaters away from curtains and other flammable materials.
THIS WEEK’S FORECAST
Tonight…Partly cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds to 15 to 20 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 20 to 25 after midnight.
Tuesday…Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Tuesday Night…Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday…Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Warmer. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds around 10 mph becoming northeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Wednesday Night…Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Milder. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming east 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday…Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Breezy. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday Night…Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday…Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Friday Night…Considerable cloudiness. A slight chance of evening showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday…Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Saturday Night…Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Sunday…Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday Night…Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.