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Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

In Tallahassee, Interstate 10 was temporarily closed as fear swelled around how much snow would be expected.

In Orlando, Florida's largest theme parks announced that water attractions such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay and SeaWorld's Aquatica were closed Wednesday because of the cold snap.

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time.

The National Weather Service reported snow fell in the city Wednesday morning. Rob Carolan, a meteorologist for Hometown Forecast Services Inc., says winter storm warnings have been issued along the east coast up past MA.

On January 3, 2018, Tallahassee residents witnessed their first snowfall in three decades. Charleston, S.C. saw at least five inches of snow by Thursday morning. Accumulations of 3 to 5 inches (8 to 13 centimeters) were possible in eastern North Carolina.

Matt Boyson at the Mounts Botanical Garden has advice on keeping your tropical plants safe during cold weather
Matt Boyson at the Mounts Botanical Garden has advice on keeping your tropical plants safe during cold weather

This time, the snow accumulation was more significant farther north in Georgia, where homeowners reported a half-inch of snow in Valdosta. At Seaboard Station, a collection of shops and restaurants near downtown, 71-year-old George Cathey was among the few people outside as the temperature hovered around 27 degrees (minus 3 Celsius).

The coating of white stuff over some northern parts of the Sunshine State, as well as southern Georgia, came courtesy of a storm system that is expected to rapidly strengthen as it moves up the East Coast, bringing strong winds and potentially heavy snowfall. A massive front is bringing some of the coldest temperatures in years to parts of Florida. Jacksonville is under a Freeze Warning. Eggs that she left on the kitchen counter have frozen and broke open.

This will result in extreme weather conditions, including freezing rain in SC; blizzard warnings with 50-70 miles per hour winds for multiple states, including Virginia and ME; and snow where snow hasn't fallen in decades, like Tallahassee. African elephants, lions and gorillas were sheltered out of public view.

"This is the coldest Ive been in probably 50 years", said Gorens, who lives in Fresno, California, and was visiting his wifes family in Maryland. "My feet hurt, my ears hurt".

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Against Jacksonville on December 31, Henry made up for a rough day running by taking a screen 66 yards for a touchdown . He is also just the fifth quarterback since 1999 to record a touchdown pass and reception in the same game.

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