Portions of the Twin Tiers Upgraded to a Freeze Warning

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The following alert has been issued by the National Weather Service in Binghamton:

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING…

  • WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 possible.
  • WHERE…In Pennsylvania, Bradford, Susquehanna and Northern
    Wayne counties. In New York, Northern Oneida, Steuben,
    Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Madison, Southern Oneida,
    Cortland, Chenango, Otsego, Tioga, Broome, Delaware and
    Sullivan counties.
  • WHEN…From late Friday night through Saturday morning.
  • IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops and other
    sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

The following alert has been issued by the National Weather Service in State College:

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT SATURDAY…

  • WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures generally between 30 and 32
    degrees, but as low as 28 degrees in some of the typically
    colder and higher valleys.
  • WHERE…McKean, Potter and Tioga Counties.
  • WHEN…From 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Saturday.
  • IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
    sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
    plumbing.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Sheltered areas in higher valleys will
    experience the coldest temperatures, possibly dipping into the
    upper 20s around daybreak. This will likely bring an end to the
    growing season.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Take protective measures now as freezing temperatures could
damage or kill tender plants and vegetation. Potted plants should
be brought inside. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. The latest forecast information can be found on the NWS State College Facebook page and Twitter @NWSStateCollege, or on the web at weather.gov/ctp.

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