The National Weather Service at Ruskin has issued the following statements that affect Levy County:
... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
... Freeze warning in effect from 3 am to 9 am EST Thursday...
The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
issued a freeze warning... which is in effect from 3 am to 9 am
* Timing... through early Wednesday evening for the lake Wind
Advisory and 3 am through 9 am Thursday morning for the freeze
* Winds... northwest winds around 20 mph through early this
evening... then becoming north and decreasing to around 5 mph
* Temperature... low temperatures late tonight into early Thursday
morning in the upper 20s to lower 30s for a duration of 2 to 4
hours with the lowest temperatures and longest durations across
inland Levy County.
* Impacts... pets and sensitive plants should be protected or
brought indoors. Strong winds will result in choppy to rough
conditions on area lakes Wednesday afternoon. Small boats will
be particularly susceptible to the rough conditions... and
mariners are urged to exercise extreme caution if heading out.
A freeze warning is issued for 2 or more hours of temperatures
between 27 and 32 over a widespread area.
Residents should cover or move indoors any cold sensitive
plants... and bring pets indoors this evening.
A lake Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast
to be 20 to 29 mph with frequent gusts to near or above gale
force for at least 3 hours. Winds of these magnitudes will
create rough conditions on larger area lakes which could produce
damage to... or flip... small pleasure craft.
Outdoor enthusiasts may wish to postpone lake related activities
until conditions improve.