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Freeze watch issued for Friday night as growing season nears end

Freeze watch issued for Friday night as growing season nears end

The National Weather Service's winter storm warning for Juneau has been downgraded to an advisory, with new snow totals around 3 to 6 inches.

Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions tonight into Friday morning especially southeast of the lakes where some accumulating lake effect snow will become likely. Residents in the Maryland area are urged to move such plants indoors today. Temperatures will fall below freezing by midnight, with the coldest temperatures expected before sunrise Saturday.

The high temperature Friday, Nov. 10, could reach 23 degrees after climbing out of a sub-zero overnight low.

If the current models hold, temperatures could climb into the upper 60s and even low 70s by the end of your extended forecast!

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At Reagan National Airport, the record low is 26 from 1973 and 1901. Thursday was the largest departure from normal with 27 degrees below the average. The predicted low is right around 21. The predicted is low is around 20.

Coldest low temperatures in Washington (downtown Washington 1872-1945, and Reagan National Airport 1945 to present) between October 15 and November 11.

Areas in bright blue are under a freeze watch.

Snow squall warnings will be issued when short-lived winter storms are capable of causing visibility to drop under a quarter mile and subfreezing road temperatures allow snow to build up rapidly, causing risky, life-threatening travel.


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