WEATHER ALERT: Freeze Warning Issued for Jefferson County, Surrounding Areas

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Freeze warning for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The following alert as issued at 2:18 p.m. on May 15, 2016:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
218 PM EDT SUN MAY 15 2016

GARRETT-VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE RIDGES-RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON-EASTERN PRESTON-EASTERN TUCKER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK…OAKLAND MD…GRANTSVILLE…OIL CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…CLARION…PUNXSUTAWNEY…BROOKVILLE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…COOPERS ROCK…TERRA ALTA…ROWLESBURG…HAZELTON…DAVIS…THOMAS…CANAAN VALLEY

FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT MONDAY. THE FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOW TEMPERATURES…WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S IN THE HIGHEST RIDGES…AND FROM 29 TO 32 ELSEWHERE.
* TIMING…AFTER MIDNIGHT UNTIL EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS…UNPROTECTED OUTDOOR PLANTS WILL LIKELY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.


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