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Sunday evening First Alert forecast (12/10/2017)

Freeze Warnings 12/10/2017
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Posted at 5:36 PM, Dec 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-10 13:15:15-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- A dry airmass and high pressure near us are responsible for the cloudless skies seen Sunday. These features are expected to remain in place through the start of this upcoming work week which will help daytime highs heat into the 60s.

Tonight will be cold! In fact, there is another FREEZE WARNING in place through most of the area, beginning Sunday 11 pm through Monday 8 am EST. A HARD FREEZE WARNING is in effect for Echols county in Georgia, as well as Hamilton, Columbia, Suwannee, and Gilchrist counties in Florida. This warning begins Monday 1 am and lasts through 9 am EST. 

A hard freeze warning means that temperatures may fall to 27 degrees or less for at least two hours, while a freeze warning means temperatures will likely fall between 28 and 32 degrees for three to eight hours. Plants and pets continue to need protection tonight during these cold temperatures.

With that being said, overnight lows are expected to fall to the upper 20s and low 30s with a clam wind. Skies remain clear as well. Frost may be seen overnight tonight through the morning hours of Monday.

As mentioned, Monday morning may begin with areas of frost with temperatures in the mid 30s. You'll want to make sure you give yourself ample to to warm up the car and defrost any icy windows before heading to school and work. Daytime highs will warm to about 63 degrees with a sunny sky. Winds will be light, about 5 to 10 mph from the southwest. Monday night lows will be cold, but they'll only fall to the lower 40s with a clear sky.