Saturday, May 9, 2020

Non-Precipitation Message

Lyon-Pipestone-Rock-Brookings-Moody-Minnehaha-Lincoln-
338 AM CDT Sat May 9 2020

...FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as low
as 30 expected. For the Frost Advisory, temperatures as low as
30 to 35 with light winds will result in frost formation.

* WHERE...In South Dakota, Brookings, Moody, Minnehaha and
Lincoln Counties. In Iowa, Lyon County. In Minnesota,
Pipestone and Rock Counties.

* WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, from 2 AM to 8 AM CDT Sunday.
For the Frost Advisory, until 8 AM CDT this morning.

* 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.

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