Volusia/Flagler County, FL – On early Thursday morning, Volusia and Flagler Counties have been predicted to experience freezing temperatures anywhere from 2:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Two cold fronts have moved into the area in the last 48 hours, bringing cooler and drier air from the North.
At dawn on Thursday morning, inland Volusia residents can expect temperature in the low 30s and temperatures in the mid to upper 30s in the rest of the county. Flagler residents can expect similar temperatures.
While the predicted low is 39 in Daytona Beach tomorrow, it is not a record. But, the temperature is unusual for the time of year as the historic average is a high of 77 and a low of 55.
Due to the near-freezing temperatures, residents in Volusia and Flagler are advised to cover plants outside and bring portable plants as well as small animals inside. Those using space heaters should use caution and keep away from flammable material.
“We may see some cooler wind chills near dawn’s sunrise tomorrow and you can see those falling into the upper 20s to lower 30s across the area,” says Tim Sedlock with the U.S. National Weather Service in Melbourne. “There could also be a little bit of patchy frost west of I-95 too.”
Photos courtesy of TREV TG and Shutterstock.com, U.S. National Weather Service Jacksonville, and U.S. National Weather Service Melbourne.
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