10:48 AM EDT Thursday 04 October 2018
Frost advisory in effect for:
- Cornwall – Lancaster
- Maxville – Alexandria
- Morrisburg – Long Sault
- Winchester – Newington
Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas.
Temperatures tonight will plunge to near the zero degree mark under clear skies and light winds, courtesy of an Arctic high pressure area. Frost is likely in many areas overnight into Friday morning as a result.
Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas.
Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.