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Freeze Warning in effect for Saturday morning Oct 17, 2020

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Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Tazewell,
Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg,
White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
217 PM EDT Fri Oct 16 2020

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY…

  • WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected.
  • WHERE…In Virginia, Tazewell County. In North Carolina, Ashe
    and Watauga Counties. In West Virginia, Mercer, Summers,
    Monroe, Eastern Greenbrier and Western Greenbrier Counties.
  • WHEN…From 3 AM to 10 AM EDT Saturday.
  • 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.

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