The Action News JAX First Alert Weather Team is tracking a winter storm this morning in the Jacksonville area from southeast Georgia to northeast Florida.
Travel conditions along I-10 in northeast Florida and across all of southeast Georgia will be significantly impacted by freezing rain, sleet, and snow Wednesday.
Rain is beginning across the area early this morning. Light freezing rain is expected over southern GA and inland northeast FL this morning. This will turn over to snow for inland areas closer to sunrise. Dangerous driving conditions expected #firstalertwx pic.twitter.com/DVpIaNyGrK— Arielle Nixon (@NixonFirstAlert) January 3, 2018
A large portion of the viewing area is under a Winter Storm Warning including all of southeast Georgia until 5pm.
Coastal Nassau, inland Duval, Clay and Bradford counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory until 5pm.
A Quarter to half inch of freezing rain/sleet is possible from Lake City to Waycross to just west of I-95 in GA.
Additionally, 1-3” of snow possible through inland southeast Georgia (Waycross to Blackshear could see locally higher amounts).
Brunswick to Folkston to northern Columbia county will see freezing rain turning to light snow in the afternoon with ice accumulations.
Rain/Snow/Sleet and Freezing rain across NE FL and SE GA this morning. I'm tracking on CBS47/FOX30 pic.twitter.com/58mnoP2R8g— Arielle Nixon (@NixonFirstAlert) January 3, 2018
Rain/snow mix expected early this morning for western Duval county.
This may turn to light snow or flurries by midday but no significant accumulations are expected for western Duval.
Any moisture left on the ground by this evening will freeze overnight leading to icy conditions by Thursday.
There may be some icy patchy on roads early Thursday even through Duval county, especially on bridges and overpasses.
MORE INFO: School closures, cold-weather shelters | Jacksonville bridges and roads being watched for potential winter storm closures | State of emergency in effect before winter storm hits Southeast Georgia | JEA crews on standby ahead wintry weather for Jacksonville | Southwest, American Airlines flights canceled in Jacksonville ahead of cold snap
Fountains are freezing in Waycross! We could see some snow flurries here this morning ❄️ pic.twitter.com/1azCUL6b8v— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) January 3, 2018
#hourbyhour The back end of this storm system will swing through Jax around noon. Mostly rain, but could have some quick fun snow flurries. All snow in SE Georgia. Everything's gone by 3-5 PM! Then it's just COLD... #FirstAlertWX pic.twitter.com/c3vsnjPzbE— Corey Simma (@CSimmaWX) January 3, 2018
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