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Special Weather Statement - Patchy Frost Expected
October 21st 2016 by Dee Loflin
Special Weather Statement - Patchy Frost Expected

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Special Weather Statement until 10:15 p.m. Friday.

PATCHY FROST EXPECTED OVERNIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF THE QUAD STATE REGION...

PATCHY FROST IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ACROSS PARTS OF THE QUAD STATE REGION. AT THIS TIME,

THE PERIOD OF GREATEST CONCERN FOR FROST DEVELOPMENT WILL SPAN BETWEEN 400 AM AND 700 AM CDT. THE AREA OF GREATEST CONCERN WILL BE ACROSS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, ESPECIALLY NEAR THE INTERSTATE 64 CORRIDOR, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, AND THE PURCHASE AREA OF WEST KENTUCKY.

ALTHOUGH A FEW PROTECTED AREAS MAY SEE A HEAVIER FROST DEVELOPMENT, MOST FROST INTENSITY SHOULD BE LIGHT IN NATURE.

MOST HARDY AND WELL ESTABLISHED PLANTS AND SHRUBS SHOULD BE ABLE TO TOLERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF FROST.

NEWLY TRANSPLANTED PLANTS AND EXTREMELY TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY SEE SOME IMPACT DUE TO THE FROST. TAKE MEASURES TO GUARD THOSE PLANTS AGAINST THE FROST THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. ANY LINGERING FROST SHOULD DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY BY 8 AM CDT ON SATURDAY.


Last Updated on October 21st 2016 by Dee Loflin




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