Freeze Watch in Effect Starting Late Monday Night

NWS MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

  • WHAT…Temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s are possible.
  • WHERE…South-central Douglas County, far eastern Curry County, Josephine County and Jackson County. This includes the Illinois, Applegate, and Rogue Valleys as well as southern portions of the Umpqua Basin near Tiller, Azalea and Glendale.
  • WHEN…From late Monday night through Tuesday morning.
  • IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
  • View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr 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. &&