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Freeze Watch issued for several Central Texas counties

Posted at 1:27 PM, Nov 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-29 14:27:30-05

A Freeze Watch has been issued for much of Central Texas Monday evening through Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 25 degrees are possible.

The Freeze Watch is in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday morning along and southeast of Killeen to Waco to Corsicana to the Athens line.

Counties include: Bell, McLennan, Falls, Limestone, Leon, Milam, Robertson, Henderson, Navarro, Freestone, Anderson.

Including the cities of: Athens, Gun Barrel City, Corsicana, Teague, Fairfield, Wortham, Palestine, Killeen, Temple, Fort Hood, Waco, Marlin, Mexia, Groesbeck, Buffalo, Centerville, Jewett, Normangee, Oakwood, Cameron, Rockdale, Hearne, Franklin, and Calvert.

Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

A Freeze Watch means that the season`s first episode of sub- freezing temperatures are possible.

These conditions could harm sensitive plants, and residents are advised to protect tender vegetation.

Automatic sprinkler systems should also be turned off to avoid creating ice patches on nearby roads, driveways, and sidewalks.