Freeze Warning in effect for listening area early Friday morning

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(Photo supplied/National Weather Service of Northern Indiana)

On Thursday night, some cloud cover will clear out and temperatures will drop into the mid 30s. Frost looks likely for tomorrow morning. High temperatures tomorrow afternoon will be in the mid 50s. Low rain chances are in the forecast for tomorrow afternoon and evening as a few isolated showers are possible. The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the entire listening area from 2 a.m. – 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 16.

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ TO 8 AM EDT
/7 AM CDT/ FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Widespread sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 are
  expected, with locally colder spots briefly in the upper 20s.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan.

* WHEN...From 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ to 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ Friday.

* 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.

This weekend high temperatures will stay in the mid to upper 50s. More rain chances return Saturday night through the middle part of next week. Right now the best chances for rain here in Michiana look to arrive Tuesday and Wednesday. High temperatures next week will slowly warm back into the mid 60s by Wednesday afternoon.

Your ABC 57 First Warning Neighborhood Weather Center Forecast:

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 35.

Friday: Partly cloudy. High 56.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy. High 58.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of afternoon showers. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56.

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