Freeze Warning Issued for Early Wednesday Morning

FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT WEDNESDAY…

Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline-Rice, McPherson, Marion and Chase.

Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls and Strong City.

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures. Lows in the upper 20’s across central Kansas.

* WHERE…Portions of Central Kansas.

* WHEN…From 3 AM to 9 AM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions may 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.

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