Ottawa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Warning
Statement as of 3:21 AM CDT on October 30, 2014

...Freeze warning in effect from 11 PM Friday to 10 am CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a freeze warning...which is in effect from 11 PM Friday to 10 am CDT Saturday...

For the following counties...

* in Oklahoma...Cherokee...Adair...creek...Okmulgee...Wagoner... Tulsa...Rogers...Mayes...Delaware...Pawnee...Ottawa... Washington...Osage...Craig...Nowata and Muskogee.

In Arkansas...Washington...Madison...Benton and Carroll.

* This replaces the watch that was in effect.

Hazardous weather... * a cold front will move through the area this afternoon into this evening with significantly colder conditions into Friday. A freeze is expected Friday night into Saturday morning as a cold ...Canadian air mass settles over the area. A hard freeze is likely across portions of far northeast Oklahoma and north Arkansas with temperatures falling into the mid 20s by Saturday morning.

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 or drained. If you have plants...small trees or other tender vegetation which could be harmed by a freeze...take the time now to protect them. Potted plants normally left outdoors should be covered or brought inside away from the cold. Also be sure to bring your small pets indoors. Outdoor pets should have a warm...dry shelter with sufficient food and fresh water.

* Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial radio or television for the latest information concerning this weather event. Additional weather information can also be found at: weather.Gov/Tulsa.