Hard Freeze Warning For West Alabama-Wind Chill Warning
.WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT TO NOON CST FRIDAY... ...WIND CHILL WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills between 0 and 12 below. * WHERE...Far northern portions of central Alabama. * WHEN...For the Wind Chill Warning, from midnight Thursday night to noon CST Friday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. * IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could result in hypothermia or frostbite if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves. Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.
.HARD FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 11 possible. * WHERE...Portions of south central and southwest Alabama and southeast Mississippi. * WHEN...From late Thursday night through Sunday morning. * IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect a HARD FREEZE beginning late Thursday night, with temperatures falling to below 20 degrees during the overnight hours into the early morning hours through Sunday morning. 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.