78ºF

Coldest in at least two decades in parts of the Midwest.

How much of the cold gets into Florida?

Coldest air of the season heads south.
Coldest air of the season heads south.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – There's cold, and then there's COLD! Here in Jacksonville we could see a light freeze by midweek but the Midwest will see temperatures plummet more than 30 degrees below freezing. 

Temperatures across Canada are currently more than 30° below Monday morning and it is set to break south resulting in the coldest arctic outbreak in at least two decades in parts of the Midwest. 

Only a piece of the chill will reach north Florida Wednesday.

Extreme and dangerous cold will spill south Tuesday with lows in the -30s and -40s  from the Northern Plains through the Great Lakes. Wind chills in these areas drop as low as the -60s Wed-Thu! 

The deep south is bracing for the snow in Atlanta where a narrow band will swipe the city Tuesday. 

Snow moves across Atlanta Tuesday morning with a band reaching into southern Alabama.
Snow moves across Atlanta Tuesday morning with a band reaching into southern Alabama.

The blast arrives before fans flock to Atlanta this week for the Super Bowl game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Temperatures do rebound for Sunday’s game to 60°. 

While Jacksonville won’t see snow,  Tuesday evening will see some rain.  Ice on the road should not be a problem over southern Georgia should due to puddles drying up before temperatures reach freezing overnight.

Only rain expected in southern Georgia and Florida Tuesday evening.
Only rain expected in southern Georgia and Florida Tuesday evening.


 


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