Freeze Warning in Effect in Fairfax County Tomorrow

by Fatimah Waseem November 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm 0

November is kicking off with a chilly start. A freeze warning has been issued for Fairfax County for tomorrow (Nov. 2).

Temperatures as low as 30 degrees are expected between 2 and 9 a.m.

Here’s more from the alert:

* 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 pipe bursts by wrapping, draining or slowly letting water drip from them. Above-ground pipes should also be covered.

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