Freeze watch in effect late Wednesday night through Thursday morning

Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 4:02 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 4:02 p.m.

The national weather service in Jacksonville has issued a freeze watch from late Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

The first in a wave of reinforcing shots of cold air will arrive Wednesday and persist into Wednesday night.

Inland areas will see 5 to 7 hours of subfreezing temperatures while eastern zones will

be on the order of 2 to 4 hours.

Temperatures over the Suwannee valley will be close to hard freeze conditions, but only in the normally colder locations.

A freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible for at least 2 hours. Precautions may be required to protect plants, pets, pipes and those sensitive to the cold if a freeze warning is issued.

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