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Freeze Watch Friday night into Saturday morning

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October 22nd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page Counties: A FREEZE WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 25 possible, over portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

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

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.