NWS: Freeze warning and watch for Rutherford County

Mar. 20, 2013 @ 06:24 PM

FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY... ... FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS... ALL AREAS ACROSS THE PIEDMONT AND FOOTHILLS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA... UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* TEMPERATURES... LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S TONIGHT AND MID TO UPPER 20S THURSDAY NIGHT... EXCEPT LOW 30S NORTHEAST GEORGIA.

* IMPACTS... TENDER VEGETATION WILL BE AT RISK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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