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Wind advisory for Jax until 3pm

It's out with the cold and in with the warmth

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wet streets greeted many of us Wednesday morning with temperatures stuck in the upper 30s to the lower 40s. It appears as though it's going to be another chilly, breezy day here along the first coast before a warm up heading into the weekend.

A wind advisory, seen in the peach shading, has been issued for coastal areas, east of I-95, for Nassau, Duval and St. Johns counties until 3 p.m. for winds that will be between 20 and 25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph along the immediate coast.

As previously mentioned, it's a cold, wet morning -- although not quite cold enough for any snowflakes. It's all liquid this morning and just heavy enough to make the streets wet. 

Expect a slow warm up this afternoon into the mid and upper 50s. With gusty winds and thick clouds, it's going to feel much chillier today so you'll definitely want to have the sweaters and coasts once again today, although not as cold as yesterday. Tuesday's high temperature was only 50 degrees -- the coldest day of the winter season and the coldest afternoon high temperature we've seen since last February.

Scattered light rain showers can be expected throughout the afternoon, especially along the I-95 corridor. Rain chance stands at about 40%.

Don't like the cold? I have good news! Expect a warm up just in time for the weekend as temperatures once again bounce back into the mid 70s before another big cool down next week while the icy grip of the arctic takes over much of the Midwest and northeast.

The roller coast temperature ride continues this week. Hands up, everybody!