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Freezing lows, warming daytime highs. Freeze Warning for Tuesday AM

5 10 2021

An upper level low over the region will keep cool temps in place for Monday night and a risk of showers and thunderstorms. The National Weather Service, has issued a Freeze Warning and a Frost Advisory for Tuesday morning. For Tuesday, we'll see slightly warmer temps with a slight chance of a shower, mostly into the mountains.

FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT
TUESDAY…

  • WHAT…SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS 29 EXPECTED.
  • WHERE…THE SNAKE RIVER PLAIN, INCLUDING THE LAVA BEDS AND THE
    MUD LAKE DESERT.
  • WHEN…FOR THE FREEZE WARNING, FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY.
  • 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.

FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT
TUESDAY…

  • WHAT…TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS 33 AND LIGHT WILL RESULT IN FROST
    FORMATION.
  • WHERE…THE EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY, INCLUDING BURLEY, RUPERT,
    HEYBURN, AND OAKLEY.
  • WHEN…FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY.
  • IMPACTS…FROST COULD KILL SENSITIVE OUTDOOR VEGETATION IF
    LEFT UNCOVERED.
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Michael Coats

Michael is Chief Meteorologist for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.

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