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Frost May Finish Flimsy Flowers on Frigid Friday

If your outdoor plants are especially delicate, you might want to cover them or bring them inside today.

A Frost Advisory is in effect for early morning Friday, as temperatures in Arlington are expected to dip into the 30s overnight. Arlington is on the edge of a Freeze Warning, in effect for Fairfax County and other points north and west.

More from the National Weather Service:

1203 PM EDT Thu Apr 22 2021

…FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Temperatures in the middle 30s are expected to result in frost formation.

* WHERE…Portions of central and southern Maryland and northern and central Virginia east of Interstate 95, including Washington DC and Baltimore MD.

* WHEN…From 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS…Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold.

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