The National Weather Service in Peachtree City, Georgia has issued a Freeze Warning for Northwest Georgia, including Chattooga and all surround counties, for tonight and Saturday morning.

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Sub-freezing temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s expected.

* WHERE…Portions of central, east central, north central, northeast, northwest and west central Georgia

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 10 AM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage ¬†¬†unprotected outdoor plumbing.

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.