SWFL preparing for cold temps ahead of Arctic Blast

An Arctic Blast will bring cold temperatures to areas of Southwest Florida.

A wind chill advisory and freeze watch will be in effect Wednesday night into Thursday morning for parts of Southwest Florida.

Parts of the state are already experiencing winter weather with ice reported on the Escambia Bay Bridge on Interstate 10 in the panhandle.

BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE: Check out this photo as ice is reported on the Escambia Bay Bridge on I-10 in the panhandle!PC: Twitter/FDOT District 3

Posted by WINK News on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

WINK News Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell provided updates on Facebook:

ARCTIC BLAST: WINK News Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell tells you what to expect as the temperatures drop overnight.

Posted by WINK News on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Reporter:Jessica Alpern
Writer:Rachel Ravina
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