ORLANDO, Fla. — A major cold front will move in Friday night. Download the free WFTV weather app and read live updates below:
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5:15 p.m. update
Chief meteorologist Tom Terry said freeze durations for this weekend increase the farther north and west you live.
Freeze durations increase the farther north and west you live. And rural areas will also likely have a brief hard freeze (below 28F). @WFTV #WeatherAlertDay pic.twitter.com/jP8Iy2Iuyi— Tom Terry (@TTerryWFTV) January 27, 2022
3:25 p.m. update
A widespread freeze (32 degrees or lower) and a fairly widespread hard freeze (28 degrees or lower) are expected for Central Florida on Sunday morning.
This would be the first freeze in Orlando in more than four years.
Be sure to cover your plants Sunday and Monday mornings. See a guide below for more, and watch live coverage of the cold weather on Channel 9 Eyewitness News, beginning at 4 p.m.
General cover your plants guide, which you'll want to do across our area both Sunday and Monday mornings. pic.twitter.com/buAJ2MYbKf— Rusty McCranie (@RMcCranieWFTV) January 27, 2022
A major cold front will move in Friday night.
It will bring Central Florida its biggest chill in about 3 or 4 years.
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Thursday’s forecast will be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of a passing shower.
It will be more comfortable, with highs in the low 70s.
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Friday’s forecast will be similar, but the front will move in during the night.
Looking ahead, temperatures will be in the 40s for highs on Saturday.
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On Saturday night, temperatures will drop into the 20s and 30s across Central Florida.
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