Weather Alerts for Newton County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Freeze Warning  FREEZE WARNING   Freeze Warning
NEWTON COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Baxter - Boone - Fulton - Izard - Marion - Newton - Searcy - Sharp - Stone
Effective: Wed, 4/21 1:00am Updated: Mon, 4/19 4:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 4/21 9:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 9 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures in the mid to upper 20s
expected.
* WHERE...Boone, Marion, Baxter, Fulton, Sharp, Newton, Searcy,
Stone and Izard Counties.
* WHEN...From 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
plumbing.

Information:
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.