SUMMARY: Freeze Warning in effect for sub-freezing temperatures 30-32 degrees.
TIMING: From 1:00 AM to 9:00 AM Tuesday.
AREAS AFFECTED: North Alabama, Coverage Zone 1 and 3.
POTENTIAL HAZARDS: Crops, vegetation, and other outdoor plants left exposed to this temperature could be harmed or killed. Outdoor pipes could freeze and burst
ACTIONS ADVISED: Cover up or bring inside sensitive outdoor vegetation, and cover any exposed outdoor pipes to prevent bursting.
/O.NEW.KHUN.FZ.A.0003.221018T0600Z-221018T1400Z/ Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-Madison-Morgan- Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman- Including the cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Russellville, Red Bay, Moulton, Town Creek, Athens, Huntsville, Decatur, Albertville, Boaz, Guntersville, Arab, Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Rainsville, and Cullman 825 PM CDT Sun Oct 16 2022 ...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures in the 30-32 degree range are possible for much of northern Alabama. * WHERE...All counties in north central, northeast and northwest Alabama. * WHEN...From late Monday night through Tuesday morning. * IMPACTS...Sub-freezing temperatures could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, and may damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Due to the dry nature of the airmass and elevated winds, frost development is not expected at this time. 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.