Today’s Forecast: Updated 9/29/2022 3:00 AM

*A Cold Start

*Warming Up!

*Check Out the Fall Color Forecast: https://www.9and10news.com/2022/09/22/fall-color-change-2022/

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Latest Hurricane Ian: 3:00 am Update – Just after 3 pm, Ian made landfall near Caro Costa, FL as a Category 4 Storm with winds of 150 mph. As of 2AM, it is still a cat 1 hurricane with sustained winds of 75mph. This storm will continue to bring high rainfall. This storm has already caused catastrophic damage around Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, and Punta Gorda. At this time more than 2 million Floridians are without power! Naples set a record for the highest water level recorded in the city.

Freeze Warning This Morning: A freeze warning is posted for Thursday morning for all counties along and North of US-10. Basically, 85% of the viewing area could see a killing freeze. Viewers will need to bring in their plants or cover them with a thick cloth tarp or blanket for them to make it through the night.

Frost Advisory This Morning: For Those along M-20 and points South – Frost is possible. Bring in your plants if you can.

Frost Freeze

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Early Morning: A Chilly Start!

With clearing skies and already a cold atmosphere, we are waking up to freezing temps.

Lows range from 27 in the cold spots to around 40 in the warmest spots.

Many areas will be near or below 32 for several hours.

That’s why a Freeze Warning till 9am is in effect for much of the area.

We are also waking up to some patchy fog.

Today: Here Comes the Sun!

After a cold start, we will warm up nicely!

Be ready for a lot of sun with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.

Winds are light and variable at 5-15 mph.

Tonight: Another Clear Night

Skies clear again tonight.

We will not drop as cold, but colder spots could see some frost.

Lows tonight will be in the mid 30 to mid 40s.

Winds are light and we could see some fog.

Friday – Sunday: The Sun Stays!

Don’t worry as there will be plenty of sunshine.

60s are the story Friday with 60s to about 70 this weekend.

Enjoy it while it’s here!

Next Week: Staying Mild

Monday and Tuesday have more sun and patchy clouds.

Highs will be in the 60s.

Wednesday has showers with temps still in the 60s.

-Meteorologist Haley Fiaschetti

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