FREEZE WATCH : Upgraded to Freeze Warning (see new link below in text)

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Via NWS : A Freeze Watch is in effect for parts of the Blue Ridge from late Sunday night until Monday morning. Click on graphic above for the latest updates.
Via NWS : A Freeze Watch is in effect for parts of the Blue Ridge from late Sunday night until Monday morning. Click on graphic above for the latest updates.

The previously issued freeze watch has been upgraded to a freeze warning. Click here for that info.

FREEZE WATCH
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
948 AM EDT Sat Apr 16 2022

Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore-Cecil-
Northwest Montgomery-Northwest Howard-Northwest Harford-
Southeast Harford-Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-
Warren-Clarke-Northern Fauquier-Western Loudoun-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Morgan-
Berkeley-Jefferson-
Including the cities of Hagerstown, Frederick, Ballenger Creek,
Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown, Cockeysville, Elkton,
Germantown, Damascus, Lisbon, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Staunton,
Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock,
Mount Jackson, New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah,
Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Warrenton, Purcellville,
Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town,
and Shepherdstown
948 AM EDT Sat Apr 16 2022

…FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING…

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 possible.

* WHERE…Portions of central, north central, northeast and
northern Maryland, central, northern, northwest and western
Virginia and eastern West Virginia.

* WHEN…From late Sunday night through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions could 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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