Local & Regional
5:23 pm
Sun October 7, 2012

FREEZE WARNING for Tulsa Overnight

The National Weather Service has posted a FREEZE WARNING for the Tulsa Metro during the overnight hours. This morning, the temperature dropped to 32 degrees in Tulsa. It set the record for the earliest freeze in Tulsa. Below, you will find the text from the National Weather Service in the FREEZE WARNING:

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM CDT MONDAY...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

* IN OKLAHOMA...CHEROKEE...CREEK...OKFUSKEE...OKMULGEE...
WAGONER...TULSA...ROGERS...MAYES...PAWNEE...PUSHMATAHA...
CHOCTAW...PITTSBURG...SEQUOYAH...MCINTOSH...MUSKOGEE...LE
FLORE...LATIMER AND HASKELL.

IN ARKANSAS...CRAWFORD AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
* TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TO NEAR OR JUST BELOW FREEZING IN ALL
LOW LYING AREAS TONIGHT.

IMPACTS...
* THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL PLANTS AND OTHER TENDER VEGETATION
THAT ARE LEFT OUTDOORS OR UNPROTECTED.

DEFINITION...
* A FREEZE WARNING MEANS FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
* OUTDOOR WATER PIPES SHOULD BE WRAPPED...DRAINED...OR ALLOWED TO
RUN IN A SLOW STEADY STREAM. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALSO BE TAKEN TO
PROTECT SMALL PLANTS AND TENDER VEGETATION.