Frost and Freeze Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT SATURDAY. A FREEZE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

 

TEMPERATURE

FRIDAY NIGHT (FROST ADVISORY): 35-40 EXCEPT NEAR 30 IN THE MOUNTAINS.
SATURDAY NIGHT (FREEZE WATCH): AROUND 30 EXCEPT 20 TO 25 IN THE MOUNTAINS.

 

IMPACTS

COVER YOUR PLANTS AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT THEM FROM THE COLD WEATHER. CONSIDER UNHOOKING YOUR GARDEN HOSES FOR WINTER STORAGE.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.