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Freeze watches issued for portions of South Florida

Freeze Watch NWS 01282022
National Weather Service
Area in Florida under a freeze watch.

The arctic blast forecast to invade South Florida this weekend is expected to drop temperatures to the lowest point in a dozen years.

“This is a very strong cold front. We haven’t seen these types of cold temperatures in over a decade,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Paxton Fell.

Early Friday, the Weather Service issued a freeze watch for portions of South Florida, including the interior sections surrounding Lake Okeechobee, western Palm Beach County, and western Broward County.

Read more from our news partner at The South Florida Sun-Sentinel.