The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 12, 2012

Freeze warning issued for Hunt County tonight

By BRAD KELLAR
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Greenville could see its first freeze of the season overnight, as the forecast is calling for temperatures to dip to around 27 degrees by morning.

From the National Weather Service:

.FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY...



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY.



* TEMPERATURES...OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL FALL BETWEEN 25 AND 32 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING BETWEEN 3 AND 5 AM AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL A COUPLE OF HOURS AFTER SUNRISE.



* IMPACTS...TENDER VEGETATION MAY BE KILLED IN FREEZING WEATHER.  AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS MAY CREATE ICY PATCHES ON ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A FREEZE WARNING MEANS THAT THE SEASONS FIRST EPISODE OF SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL SENSITIVE PLANTS AND RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED TO PROTECT TENDER

VEGETATION. AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS SHOULD ALSO BE TURNED OFF TO AVOID CREATING ICE PATCHES ON NEARBY ROADS...DRIVEWAYS...AND SIDEWALKS.