Frost/Freeze Products To Begin May 7th

The National Weather Service office in Bismarck will begin issuing Frost Advisories, Freeze Watches, and Freeze Warnings for western and central North Dakota on May 7th, which is the start of the local growing season.

A Frost Advisory will be issued when the temperature is expected to be 33 to 36 degrees Fahrenheit over a geographically significant area during the next 24 hours, with favorable conditions for frost development. Some injury to sensitive vegetation is expected as a result of these conditions.

A Freeze Watch will be issued when the temperature is expected to be 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below, for longer than one hour, over a geographically significant area during the next 12 to 48 hours.

A Freeze Warning will be issued when the temperature is expected to be 32 degrees Fahrenheit or below, for longer than one hour, over a geographically significant area during the next 24 hours. Significant damage to vegetation is possible as a result of these conditions.



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