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Frost tuesday, YIKES

Posted by rjinga middle ga, zone 8 (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 19, 09 at 6:40

Looks like it only got to 38 last night (or now) so no frost, but I just saw this


Frost Advisory for Houston, GA
from 4 am EDT, Tue., Oct. 20, 2009 until 9 am EDT, Tue., Oct. 20, 2009

Local Temperature
Updated 19 Oct 2009 6:05 am Local Time


Issued by The National Weather Service
Atlanta, GA
4:48 am EDT, Mon., Oct. 19, 2009

... FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT TUESDAY...

AN UNSEASONABLY COLD CANADIAN AIR MASS WAS SETTLING ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST U.S. EARLY THIS MORNING. THIS HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL ONLY DRIFT VERY SLOWLY EAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY... WHILE MODIFYING. MINIMUM TEMPERATURES OF 33 TO 36 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING... SUPPORTING WIDESPREAD FROST... EXCEPT FOR PATCHY FROST IN MORE POPULATED URBAN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS POSSIBLE. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.


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RE: Frost tuesday, YIKES

We had a light frost here last night... some areas of our grass were white and sparkly. I live in north Gwinnett.


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RE: Frost tuesday, YIKES

  • Posted by rjinga middle ga, zone 8 (My Page) on
    Mon, Oct 19, 09 at 18:57

covering with sheets is that sufficient? It actually doesnt say we will have temps that low on weather.com, so I dont know what I should do.

I guess better safe than sorry?

how would eggplant fare with frost?


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RE: Frost tuesday, YIKES

Well, I didn't want to gamble, so I put sheets on everything, even though it seemed to be getting warmer....now Weather Underground is calling for a low of 45.


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