Eastern McDowell Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Frost Advisory
Issued: 3:35 AM EDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Frost advisory in effect from 2 am to 9 am EDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a frost advisory, which is in effect from 2 am to 9 am EDT

* Locations... the mountains of western North Carolina, plus the
northern foothills counties of Caldwell, Burke and McDowell.

* Temperatures... lows in the mid to upper 30s.

* Winds... light and variable overall, but calm in some spots.

* Impacts... frost may damage sensitive vegetation, such as
flowering plants or Summer vegetables. It may be necessary to
cover these plants to protect them from the cold.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A frost advisory means that widespread frost is expected.
Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.