UPDATE: The National Weather Service has changed its earlier Freeze Watch to a Freeze Warning. The warning is in effect Friday from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m. The NWS says to expect low temperatures of 30 to 32 degrees.
The warning includes this wording:
IMPACTS...UNPROTECTED VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL BE KILLED OR DAMAGED.
A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED.
THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL SENSITIVE CROPS AND OTHER VEGETATION. ------- Get your coats handy and bring in your plants. The National Weather Service Thursday morning issued a Freeze Watch for Fairfax County, mainly for areas west of Interstate 95, according to the NWS.
Will we see temperatures of 32 degrees or below?
Here's what the warning states on the NWS Web site:
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.
* IMPACTS...UNPROTECTED VEGETATION THAT IS SENSITIVE TO FREEZING
TEMPERATURES HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE KILLED OR DAMAGED.
A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.