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Freeze warning overnight

Sub Freezing Temps May Result in Fruit Tree Damage
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Posted at 4:09 PM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 09:08:17-04

WEST MICHIGAN — It may not seem like sub freezing temperatures and damage to vegetation would be possible this early in the season, but that's the case overnight into Thursday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a FREEZE WARNING for a handful of counties in our area. We expect low temperatures to drop into the low/mid 20s for several hours. This may result in damage to fruit trees, even this early in the season.

The counties under the FREEZE WARNING include Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent, Allegan, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Berrien, and Cass. A FREEZE WARNING is issued when temperatures are forecast to threaten outdoor plants or fruit trees. Those with agricultural interests in the warned area are advised to protective action. Any...potted plants normally left outdoors should be covered or brought inside away from the cold.

We expect to see clear to partly cloudy skies overnight and cold temperatures with frosty conditions in to Thursday morning. Get the complete West Michigan forecast at www.fox17online.com/weather.