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UPDATE: A Freeze Warning & Frost Advisory issued for multiple Northeast Ohio counties on Saturday

How To Prevent Freezing Pipes
Posted at 7:04 AM, Oct 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-07 15:03:45-04

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 The freeze watch is no longer in effect and has been replaced by a Freeze warning & frost advisory.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:

    • Richland
    • Seneca

    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:

    • Sandusky
    • Huron
    • Ashland
    • Ottawa
    • Erie
    • Lorain
    • Medina
    • Wayne
    • Holmes
    • Coshocton
    • Tuscarawas
    • Carroll

    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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