Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Chester (PAC029) Pennsylvania Issued by the National Weather Service

Frost Advisory Frost Advisory - Chester County (Pennsylvania)

Updated:   Mon 16-Oct-17 02:47pm EDT

Effective: Tue 17-Oct-17 04:00am EDT

Expires:   Tue 17-Oct-17 09:00am EDT

Severity:  Minor

Urgency:   Expected

Certainty: Likely

Status:   Actual

Type:     Alert

Category: Met

Areas affected:

Berks; Western Chester; Western Montgomery


A frost advisory means that a fairly widespread frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

Message summary:

...the first frost advisories of the fall are in effect for portions of the eastern pennsylvania and new jersey countryside...
.a seasonably cool airmass has finally arrived in the mid atlantic states, briefly interrupting an unseasonably long stretch of very warm weather that has the first 15 days of october averaging 8 to 10 degrees above normal. Tonight should be the colder of the next two overnights in eastern pennsylvania and northern new jersey. For southeastern new jersey, the colder of the two nights should occur late tuesday night into early wednesday morning.
...frost advisory in effect from 4 am to 9 am edt tuesday...
The national weather service in mount holly has issued a frost advisory, which is in effect from 4 am to 9 am edt tuesday.
* locations...portions of southeastern pennsylvania, from near reading to philadelphia`s distant western suburbs.
* low temperatures...mostly in the lower to mid 30s.
* timing...late tonight into tuesday morning.
* impacts...sensitive plants may be killed by frost or even freezing temperatures of around 32 degrees.

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