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Freezing Weather Returns To The Blue Ridge Wed Night – Replaced By Freeze Warning

[ 0 ] April 20, 2021 |

Via NWS : Some parts of the area will be under freeze watch / warning bulletins for late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. For the absolute latest updates, click on the image above.

FREEZE WATCH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
245 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Morgan-
Berkeley-Jefferson-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson, New Market,
Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville,
Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town,
and Shepherdstown
245 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s
  possible.

* WHERE...Portions of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From late Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops and
  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.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
236 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
and Buena Vista
236 PM EDT Tue Apr 20 2021

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Windy with sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28
  possible.

* WHERE...Roanoke, Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties.

* WHEN...From late Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...Freezing conditions could damage or kill crops, and
  other sensitive vegetation.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Sub-freezing conditions are possible
  again Thursday night.

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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