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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.

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