Newsletter

Freeze Warning Issued For Fairfax County For Saturday

Get ready for a chilly Saturday — a Freeze Warning has been issued for Fairfax County for tomorrow (Nov. 2).

Temperatures as low as 30 degrees are expected from 2-9 a.m. with frost and freeze conditions.

More from the National Weather Service:

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 expected.

* WHERE…The District of Columbia, portions of central,
northern and southern Maryland and central and northern
Virginia.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Saturday.

* 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.

NWS recommends that people prevent possible bursting of pipes by wrapping, draining or slowly let dripping from them. People are also encouraged to cover above-ground pipes.

Photo by Paddy O Sullivan/Unsplash

Recent Stories

The weekend is almost here. Before you clean up the salt put out for the snow that didn’t come yesterday (Thursday) or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s…

An Inova bloodmobile is on its way to the McLean Volunteer Fire Department (1455 Laughlin Avenue). The fire department has teamed up again with Inova Blood Donor Services to host…

Pedro Benedito Chimo Mandriz (Courtesy) When Pedro Benedito Chimo Mandriz’s family returned to their home country of Angola, he stayed in the U.S. to pursue his dream of running his…

As Fairfax County moves to rename two major highways, efforts to reexamine the names of landmarks referencing the country’s racist past are making their way to the Town of Vienna….

×

Subscribe to our mailing list