URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
244 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2012

…WIDESPREAD FREEZE LIKELY ON SUNDAY MORNING…

.STRONG COLD AIR ADVECTION WILL CONTINUE BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT TONIGHT…WHICH WILL LEAD TO RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES BY EVENING. THERE IS A VERY HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF A FREEZE ACROSS ALL BUT THE EASTERN FLORIDA BIG BEND COUNTIES ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF APALACHEE BAY. THE TEMPERATURE MAY BRIEFLY REACH THE FREEZING MARK RIGHT ALONG THE SUWANNEE RIVER…BUT IT SHOULD NOT FALL BELOW FREEZING FOR A LONG ENOUGH DURATION TO BE CONSIDERED A FREEZE.

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COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-INLAND WALTON-CENTRAL WALTON- HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-INLAND BAY-CALHOUN-INLAND GULF-
INLAND FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-LEON-INLAND JEFFERSON-LIBERTY-
INLAND WAKULLA-SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-COASTAL WAKULLA-QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-TERRELL- DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-EARLY-MILLER-BAKER- MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS- BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ENTERPRISE…OZARK…FORT RUCKER… DALEVILLE…HEADLAND…ABBEVILLE…GENEVA…HARTFORD…SAMSON… SLOCOMB…MALVERN…TAYLOR…ASHFORD…DOTHAN…KINSEY…
COWARTS…WEBB…COTTONWOOD…REHOBETH…DE FUNIAK SPRINGS… HUDSON…BONIFAY…CRYSTAL LAKE…CHIPLEY…FIVE POINTS…
MARIANNA…GRACEVILLE…MALONE…SNEADS…YOUNGSTOWN…
BLOUNTSTOWN…WHITE CITY…WEWAHITCHKA…QUINCY…CHATTAHOOCHEE… TALLAHASSEE…SPRING HILL…MONTICELLO…SWEETWATER…
CRAWFORDVILLE…FREEPORT…SANTA ROSA BEACH…PANAMA CITY… PARKER…PORT SAINT JOE…APALACHICOLA…CARRABELLE…SOPCHOPPY… SAINT MARKS…GEORGETOWN…FORT GAINES…CUTHBERT…SHELLMAN… ARLINGTON…MORGAN…EDISON…LEARY…DAWSON…ALBANY…
LEESBURG…SMITHVILLE…SYLVESTER…ASHBURN…TIFTON…
FITZGERALD…OCILLA…DOUGLASVILLE…BLAKELY…COLQUITT…
NEWTON…CAMILLA…PELHAM…MOULTRIE…ADEL…SPARKS…
NASHVILLE…DONALSONVILLE…BAINBRIDGE…CAIRO…THOMASVILLE… QUITMAN…VALDOSTA…LAKELAND
244 PM EST SAT DEC 29 2012 /144 PM CST SAT DEC 29 2012/

Freeze warning in effect from 1 AM EST /midnight cst/ to 9 am EST /8 AM cst/ sunday…

the National Weather Service in tallahassee has issued a freeze warning, which is in effect from 1 AM EST /midnight cst/ to 9 am EST /8 AM cst/ sunday. the freeze watch is no longer in effect.

* temperature: lows 27 to 32 degrees. coldest values over
southeast alabama.

* duration: ranging from 2 hours below freezing across south central georgia and the coastal florida panhandle, to 7 hours below freezing in southeast alabama.

precautionary/preparedness actions…

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

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