hard freeze http://wuwf.org en Winter Storm Watch For NW Florida http://wuwf.org/post/winter-storm-watch-nw-florida <p>It’s back into the deep freeze for northwest Florida and south Alabama, as another round of frigid weather is on tap this week. But this time, there’s a little extra.</p><p>Here’s something you don’t hear every day: the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Gulf Coast, including Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties. Forecasters say a mix of freezing rain and snow is expected Tuesday through Wednesday.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:00:50 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 4429 at http://wuwf.org Winter Storm Watch For NW Florida Area Begins to Thaw; Reopen http://wuwf.org/post/area-begins-thaw-reopen <p><em>Updated 2 p.m. 1/30/14</em></p><p>With sunny skies prevailing on this Thursday,&nbsp;Northwest Florida and South Alabama are&nbsp;thawing out from the deep freeze brought on by Winter Storm Leon.</p><p><strong>Here's the latest from the Florida Department of Transportation:</strong></p><p><strong>Interstates:</strong></p><p>Interstate 10 (I-10) - Is now open from Escambia to Jefferson County.</p><p>I-110 is now open.</p><p>Florida DOT says all state roads and bridges are now open.&nbsp; They will monitor their conditions overnight.</p><p>ESCAMBIA:</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:46:21 +0000 WUWF Staff 4426 at http://wuwf.org Area Begins to Thaw; Reopen Widespread Frost and Freeze Likely Tonight in Florida http://wuwf.org/post/widespread-frost-and-freeze-likely-tonight-florida <p style="margin-left:4.5pt"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The coldest temperatures of the winter season so far are expected for central and south Florida tonight, where most inland and rural areas as far south as Lake Okeechobee could see frost or subfreezing temperatures.&nbsp; While the air mass won’t be as cold as the one last week for North Florida, conditions are ideal for a widespread frost and inland freeze north of I-4 as well.&nbsp; Residents and farmers should take action now to prevent damage to tender vegetation and pets sensiti Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:56:34 +0000 WUWF Staff 4021 at http://wuwf.org Widespread Frost and Freeze Likely Tonight in Florida