NEW JERSEY – The National Weather Service has posted a Freeze Warning in effect for both Sunday morning Oct. 18 and Monday morning Oct. 19. The “Freeze Warning” means that crops and other vegetation could be frozen due to the cold temperatures after sunset. Preventative measures should be taken and tropical types of plants should come indoors if possible.
The Freeze Warning is in effect for Atlantic, Cumberland, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth (western section), Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Warren Counties in New Jersey. In Pennsylvania Berks, Bucks (upper), (southeastern) Burlington, Carbon, (western) Chester (western), Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, and Northampton counties are under the warning too.
Temperatures are expected to plummet both Saturday night into Sunday at 9 a.m. and Sunday night into Monday at 9 a.m. into the mid 20s in the Poconos, and around 30 degrees in the rest of the impacted areas. Sunday night is expected to be colder.
During this period of hazardous weather, there is a chance of showers on Sunday during the day after 2 p.m. in Sussex County, NJ with a high temperature of around 49. On Monday in the county, temperatures rise to 53 degrees during the day, with temperatures slightly above freezing after the sun sets. Higher temperatures return on Tuesday and Wednesday during the day, with highs of 65.
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