Temperatures to tumble in South Florida
MIAMI (WSVN) -- As a cold front moves into South Florida Monday evening, temperatures are expected to drop drastically overnight and officials are advising residents to prepare for the chilly weather.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for inland Miami-Dade and Broward Counties at midnight through Tuesday 10 a.m.
Forecasters say temperatures are expected to be in the lower 40s Tuesday, but feel-like temperatures could be anywhere between 25 and 35 degrees.
As the cold blast hits South Florida, dry air is expected and any spark could start a fire, so officials have issued a brush fire warning from Tuesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The National Weather Service has also issued a freeze watch for inland Miami-Dade and Broward Counties from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Temperatures could fall into the upper 20s to the lower 30s.
Officials urge people to use the four "P"s during the cold weather. Protect people, protect plants, protect pets (bring pets and sensitive plants indoors overnight) and protect property by using space heaters properly.
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