Freeze Warning

By on Thursday, May 19th, 2022 in More Top Stories

EASTERN OREGON – (Details in their entirety from NOAA)

* What: Sub-freezing temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s.

* Where: In Washington, simcoe highlands. In Oregon, Grande Ronde Valley, John Day basin, north central Oregon and central Oregon.

* When: From 1 AM to 9 AM PDT Friday.

* Impacts: Frost and freeze conditions will 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