HURON COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service updated the freeze watch Friday afternoon and expanded the alerts to include more communities in northeast Ohio. The freeze watch is no longer in effect and has been replaced by a Freeze warning & frost advisory.
The warning is in place from 2-10 a.m. for the following counties:
Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 32 are expected Friday night and into Saturday morning in the warned area.
The frost advisory is in effect from 2-10 a.m. for the following counties:
ALERT UPDATE! A freeze warning has been issued for Seneca and Richland Counties from 2-10 am Saturday. Farther north and east, a frost advisory has just been issued from 2-10 am Saturday. Communities east of Cleveland are not included. Protect your sensitive plants tonight!!! pic.twitter.com/qtAgqAgRJ0— Katie McGraw (@KatieMcGrawx) October 7, 2022
The coldest temperatures are expected in the warned area or to the southwest of Cleveland. Lakeshore temperatures will be warmer than inland. Overnight lows ill range from 32 - 43 degrees. Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.
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