The winds will continue to whip out of the southwest tonight at 20-30 mph with gusts 40+ mph. A wind gust of 59 mph was recorded at the Jacksonville International Airport at 1:40 p.m. today. This breaks a record for daily high wind gust, our previous record was 42 mph set just last year.
Other locations like St. Simons, Georgia saw a wind gust of 51 mph at 1:23 p.m.
Mayport, Florida saw a gust of 53 mph at 1:47 p.m.
A Wind Advisory continue into early Monday morning.
A Gale Warning contiues through Monday at 4 a.m. as winds gust 40-50+ mph offshore. Seas will sit between 5-8 feet.
Cold air will move in behind the strong cold front leaving us roughly 20 degrees colder tonight that last night as lows drop into the 30s ad 40s. With our high winds our “feel-like” temperatures will drop into the 20s and 30s.
Another burst of cold air arrives Tuesday morning with lows in the 20s and 30s. Making frost and freeze conditions likely. It’s time to remember the 5 P’s, pipes, plants, pets, people and practice fire safety.
We’ll slowly warm up into the seasonal 60s by midweek.