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Freeze Watch for Parts of Wiregrass Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

The Full Advisory Text from The National Weather Service

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
402 AM EST FRI NOV 23 2012

...A FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL GEORGIA...

...THE FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND AND PANHANDLE COUNTIES AWAY FROM THE COAST...

.A STRONG BUT DRY COLD FRONT WILL RACE ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA THIS
EVENING. IN ITS WAKE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF ON SATURDAY SETTLING OVER THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.
THIS WILL BRING A MUCH COLDER AND DRIER AIRMASS YIELDING CLEAR
SKIES AND CALM WINDS. PREDAWN LOW TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET TO
AROUND 30 FOR AT LEAST SEVERAL HOURS WITH COLDEST SPOTS DROPPING
INTO THE MID TO UPPER 20S. FOR THIS REASON A FREEZE WATCH HAS BEEN
ISSUED FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL GEORGIA...

ALZ065>069-GAZ120>131-142>148-155>161-231715-
/O.EXA.KTAE.FZ.A.0002.121125T0700Z-121125T1400Z/
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-CALHOUN-
TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-EARLY-
MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-
GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ENTERPRISE...
OZARK...FORT RUCKER...
DALEVILLE...HEADLAND...ABBEVILLE...
GENEVA...HARTFORD...SAMSON...
SLOCOMB...MALVERN...TAYLOR...
ASHFORD...DOTHAN...KINSEY...
COWARTS...WEBB...COTTONWOOD...
REHOBETH...GEORGETOWN...
FORT GAINES...CUTHBERT...SHELLMAN...
ARLINGTON...MORGAN...EDISON...
LEARY...DAWSON...ALBANY...
LEESBURG...SMITHVILLE...SYLVESTER...
ASHBURN...TIFTON...FITZGERALD...
OCILLA...DOUGLASVILLE...BLAKELY...
COLQUITT...NEWTON...CAMILLA...
PELHAM...MOULTRIE...ADEL...SPARKS...
NASHVILLE...DONALSONVILLE...
BAINBRIDGE...CAIRO...THOMASVILLE...
QUITMAN...VALDOSTA...LAKELAND
402 AM EST FRI NOV 23 2012 /302 AM CST FRI NOV 23 2012/

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE...28 TO 32 DEGREES FOR UP TO 4 HOURS.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS SHOULD CONSIDER BRINGING ALL ANIMALS AND
  SENSITIVE PLANTS INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
 

The National Weather Service has placed all of Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia and parts of the Florida Panhandle under a Freeze Watch for Saturday Night through Sunday Morning.

This watch comes from the Tallahassee National Weather Service office.

Forecasters expect a strong, dry cold front will bring in a reinforcing shot of cold air through this area Saturday night. They expect temperatures between 28 and 32 degrees for up to fours.

They say that “residents should consider bringing indoors all animals and sensitive plants” due to the sub-freezing temperatures in the forecast.

Stay with News 4 and WTVY.com for the latest weather developments.


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