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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday October 18th, 2019 :: 03:17 a.m. EDT

Alert

Freeze Warning until 09:00AM Saturday

* WHAT...Temperatures around 30 to 32 degrees resulting in widespread frost.

* WHERE...Western Maryland, eastern West Virginia, and the northern Shenandoah Valley.

* 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY ... WESTERN MINERAL ... HARDY ... EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... EASTERN GRANT ... WASHINGTON ... HAMPSHIRE ... FREDERICK ... MORGAN ... WESTERN GRANT ... JEFFERSON ... EASTERN MINERAL

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Freeze Warning

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