Last Updated on October 31, 2023 10:35 am
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Roanoke, Salem,
Fincastle, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville,
Danville, and Lynchburg
402 AM EDT Tue Oct 31 2023
…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT
- WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures, as low as the mid 20s in the
mountains and near 32 in the piedmont.
- WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest North Carolina
and central, south central, southwest and west central
- WHEN…From midnight tonight to 10 AM EDT Wednesday.
- IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will sensitive plants, and
possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Temperatures are expected to be even colder
Wednesday night. A hard freeze is expected areawide Wednesday
night and early Thursday with temperatures well below freezing.
This will put an end to growing season.
Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. Plants that
you wish to preserve through the winter months should be brought
indoors. 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.