The big chill has arrived as temperatures dropped 25° in 2 hours

Next two days will see constant cold with temps around 50-55°

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Are you ready for some winter weather?  Well it's here and It will feel this way for at least a week. Temps slowly drop through the evening/night down to the upper 40s to low 50s. You will need a jacket to start and finish the day.

Thursday widespread showers develop again under overcast skies with highs that barely reach into the mid 50s. Gusty NE winds 15 mph adds to the chill.

Friday & Saturday:  Widespread showers and cooler conditions across the viewing circle.  Showers possible from early Friday morning  through early Saturday morning, 70-90 percent.  Isolated storms possible ahead of the front.  Estimated rain fall totals through Saturday 0.50-2.25 inches.  Clearing Saturday afternoon.  Friday lows in the 40s, highs in the upper 40s to 50s.  Saturday lows near freezing to upper 30s in SE GA, mid 30s inland NE FL to the lower 40s.  Light Freeze conditions may be possible in SE GA.

Sunday (GameDay): The sun returns but temperatures barely rise, will are unlikey to see a freeze Sunday morning, but a frosty start will be possible north and west of downtown. Game time temperatures remain in the 50s, the bigger issue? Shadows, the game dosen't start until 4 p.m. and therefore most will be in the chilly shade, plus the sun goes down at 5:37 p.m. which means temps may dip to around 50° by the time the game ends.

Very chilly for Jaguar standards.

Freeze watch or warning conditions may be possible for inland areas this on Monday morning.

Slushy, 1" snow, may blanket a large stretch of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States by Saturday morning. The good news? Ground temperatures are warm enough so roads will remain ok. BTW, the snow could be about 3 hours away (by car) from Jacksonville, in Macon, Georgia.

Hourly Forecast:

8 pm 55 - 30% sprinkles
10 pm 55 - 30% sprinkles

Sunrise: 7:11 am
Sunset: 5:26 pm​



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