Freeze Warning

November 12th, 2013 at 2:21 pm by under FOX10 Stormtracker Weather

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Front Clears Area

Computer models continue to predict a very strong cold air blast. The surface front tracked through around lunchtime. The air behind the front is significantly colder. We expect windy conditions, with falling temperatures. Winds are in the 15-20 mph range, with gusts to 25 mph. A wind advisory is in effect. Temperatures will be in the 50’s before sunset.

Freeze Warning

Lows will be in the low 30’s, with a freeze along and north of I-10 tonight. Overnight lows will be in the upper 20’s for George, Greene, Washington, Clarke, Monroe, Conecuh, and Escambia counties.  Breezy conditions will keep frost form forming, especially closer to the coast.

 

From the NWS Mobile:

A freeze warning is in effect from midnight tonight to 8 am cst Wednesday and a freeze watch is in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday Morning. Expect temperatures falling below 32 degrees around midnight tonight and continuing through sunrise Wednesday for most inland areas north of the coast. Widespread freezing temperatures are expected again Wednesday night and early thursday morning.

Impacts: temperature sensitive plants will be affected, along with outdoor pets and exposed plumbing, especially along and north of highway 84.

 

 

 

Precautionary/preparedness actions: A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops, new growth, and other sensitive vegetation.

 

 

 

A freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.

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