A STRONG ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL USHER IN MUCH COLDER AIR FOR THE REGION...WITH A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED DOWN TO THE GULF COAST. LOWS WILL BE IN THE 20 TO 25 DEGREE RANGE IN MOST LOCATIONS. SOME LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA AND WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA COULD SEE AS MUCH AS 12 TO 14 HOURS BELOW FREEZING.
TEMPERATURES: LOWS 22 TO 25 DEGREES. * DURATION: 8 TO 10 HOURS BELOW FREEZING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
TodaySunny, with a high near 60. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
TonightClear, with a low around 24. Wind chill values as low as 16. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
ThursdaySunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as 15. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday NightMostly clear, with a low around 24. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
FridayMostly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 32.