Freeze Watch for parts of west/southwest Iowa Fri. evening thru Sat. morning

Weather

October 10th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page Counties…
337 AM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10-P.M. FRIDAY THROUGH 10-A.M. SATURDAY

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures 28 to 31 possible.

* WHERE…Portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

* WHEN…From Friday evening through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM CDT FRIDAY FOR MONONA COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.