Freeze Warning Issued For Hamilton County

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A freeze warning has been issued for Hamilton County through Friday morning. Here is the statement from the National Weather Service:

FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM EDT
/9 AM CDT/ FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 10 AM
EDT /9 AM CDT/ FRIDAY.

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO THE UPPER 20S TO NEAR 30
DEGREES TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.


* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING BETWEEN
2 AM AND 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS IN THE WARNED AREA
ARE ADVISED TO HARVEST OR PROTECT TENDER VEGETATION. ALSO...
SENSITIVE POTTED PLANTS THAT ARE OUTDOORS SHOULD BE COVERED OR
BROUGHT INSIDE AWAY FROM THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF LEFT
UNPROTECTED.

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

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