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(Update): Freeze Warning in effect from 11-p.m. Friday (10/23) to 10-a.m. Saturday (10/24)

Weather

October 23rd, 2020 by Ric Hanson

National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
318 AM CDT Fri Oct 23 2020

Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page Counties…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CDT SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 23 to 25 expected.

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

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will 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.