Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
823 AM EST Tue Dec 11 2018

...CLEARING AND SEASONABLY COOL TODAY THEN A LIGHT FREEZE AND
WIDESPREAD FROST OVER INLAND AREAS TONIGHT...

.UPDATE...
Mid level trof axis will push through later this morning with
clearing skies expected by the afternoon hours. Some patchy
drizzle over NE FL will end soon, with some light rainfall over
the coastal waters through the late morning hours. Sunny skies
this afternoon as surface high builds in from the West and Max
Temps slightly below normal levels with highs in the mid/upper 50s
and some near 60 degree values possible where sun breaks out early
enough. Northwest winds at the surface at 10-15 mph with gusts to
20-25 mph possible especially closer to the coast. Surface High
pressure builds over the region tonight with clear skies and
should be excellent conditions for a light freeze over inland SE
GA and inland North FL with areas/widespread frost and will
continue current Freeze Warning inland with a Frost Advisory
around the edges closer to the I-95 corridor and southward along
the I-75 corridor and along the St Johns River Basin in NE FL.
Min temps generally in the upper 20s/near 30 degrees in the Freeze
Warning area and lower/middle 30s in Frost Advisory area and
middle/upper 30s closer to the Atlc Coast with some patchy frost
possible there.

&&

.AVIATION...
Widespread MVFR CIGS are impacting the TAF sites this morning with
clearing expected through 18z with VFR conds thereafter.

&&

.MARINE...
Small Craft Advisories will continue as NW flow at 15-25 knots
this morning will slowly start to subside this afternoon and
tonight as High pressure builds over the waters.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  56  29  59  37 /   0   0   0   0
SSI  56  38  59  43 /   0   0   0   0
JAX  58  33  61  42 /   0   0   0   0
SGJ  57  37  61  46 /   0   0   0   0
GNV  58  32  61  41 /   0   0   0   0
OCF  58  33  64  42 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...Freeze Warning from 2 AM to 8 AM EST Wednesday for Baker-
     Bradford-Columbia-Hamilton-Suwannee-Union.

     Frost Advisory from 2 AM to 8 AM EST Wednesday for Alachua-Clay-
     Gilchrist-Inland Duval-Inland Nassau-Marion-Putnam.

GA...Freeze Warning from 2 AM to 8 AM EST Wednesday for Appling-
     Atkinson-Bacon-Brantley-Charlton-Clinch-Coffee-Echols-Jeff
     Davis-Pierce-Ware-Wayne.

     Frost Advisory from 2 AM to 8 AM EST Wednesday for Inland Camden-
     Inland Glynn.

AM...Small Craft Advisory until 4 AM EST Wednesday for Waters from
     Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
     Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to
     60 NM-Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20
     to 60 NM.

&&

$$

Hess/Bricker


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