Last Updated on May 8, 2020 5:25 pm
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton,
Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood,
Duo, and Rainelle
152 PM EDT Fri May 8 2020
…FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY…
…FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING…
* WHAT…Below freezing temperatures, possibly down to the middle
and upper 20s.
* WHERE…Southeast West Virginia, the mountains of North
Carolina, and portions of Virginia west of the Blue Ridge.
* WHEN…For the Freeze Warning, from midnight tonight to 10 AM
EDT Saturday. For the Freeze Watch, from late Saturday night
through Sunday morning.
* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
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.