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Wednesday morning First Alert forecast (01/03/2018)

WTXL FIRST ALERT: First Alert Weather Day declared for Wednesday
Posted at 2:02 AM, Jan 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-03 02:02:00-05

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- The threat of freezing rain, sleet, and snow continue through the morning hours as a developing storm system moves through the local area.

Wednesday: WINTER STORM WARNINGS and WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES are in place across the local area. The chance for wintry precipitation in the form of freezing rain, sleet, and snow is likely and already occurring with potential accumulations varying depending on where you live.

If you live in the Suwannee Valley, the chance for accumulating ice is greatest, with thickness between 0.2" to 0.5". This can cause hazardous road conditions, especially along bridges and overpasses. Snow can also occur, with many spots seeing just a dusting, though up to 1" is possible for areas in South-Central and Southeast Georgia. Expect highs to be in the upper 30s in South-Central Georgia, with lower 40s for highs elsewhere.

The winter weather threat will likely end after 12pm across the local area. Very cold air will continue through Saturday with lows in the 20s and highs in the 40s. Warmer air returns by early next week.