Freeze Warning, Frost Advisory Issued For Central N.C.

Posted October 24, 2006 10:40 a.m. EDT

— Temperatures are expected to drop into the low to mid-30s Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Tuesday night for areas north and west of the Triangle. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. Those conditions can kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

A frost advisory will be in effect south and east of the Triangle. A frost advisory means that areas of frost are expected. According to the National Weather Service, the risk of frost will be greatest in rural, low-lying and sheltered areas.

On Wednesday, temperatures are expected to warm up, with highs in the mid-50s.