Record-cold temps expected tomorrow night

HOLT, Fla., March 18, 2023—The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Florida panhandle for tomorrow night from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. Monday ahead of record-cold temperatures.

Lows here are expected to be around 29 degrees and as low as 26 in parts of the forecast area.

A 10 mph wind tomorrow night will drive wind chill temperatures to around 20 degrees overnight.

The NWS reminds people that freezing temperatures could kill crops, new growth and sensitive vegetation and may cause pipes to burst, and that it’s important to protect pipes, pets and plants.

The record low for Pensacola for March 20 is 30 degrees set in 1923.

Monday is forecast to be sunny, but within a well-below normal high of 59, according to the NWS. Monday night’s low is expected to be around 35 degrees.

The week will warm up to highs in the low 80s by Thursday and Friday under clear skies. However, there’s a 50 percent chance of showers Friday night and into Saturday.

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