PORTLAND, Ore. — The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for early Monday morning with temperatures in the low 20’s to just around freezing.
Forecasters say the conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation and could damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
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Freeze Warning for South Washington Coast; Coast Range of Northwest
Oregon; Willapa Hills; Central Coast Range of Western Oregon; Central
Willamette Valley; Lower Columbia; South Willamette Valley; Lower
Columbia and I - 5 Corridor in Cowlitz County; Greater Vancouver Area;
Greater Portland Metro Area
WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 22 expected. Lowest
temperatures expected above 1000 ft, and through the southern
WHERE...In Washington, Greater Vancouver Area, I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz
County, Willapa Hills and South Washington Coast. In Oregon, South
Willamette Valley, Coast Range of Northwest Oregon, Central Willamette
Valley, Greater Portland Metro Area, Lower Columbia and Central Coast
Range of Western Oregon.
WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 AM PDT Monday.
IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive
vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
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.