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Freeze warning and frost advisory for Elkhart County early Monday

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on May 12, 2013 at 3:41 p.m.

ELKHART – Elkhart County residents should take precautions to protect plants as sub-freezing temperatures are expected through Monday morning, May 13.

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning and frost advisory beginning at 4 a.m. Monday morning throughout the area.

A high pressure system will approach the area tonight, combining diminished winds and a cold, dry air mass which could cause temperatures to fall.

According to the Weather Service, low temperatures in the 27 to 32 degree range are to be expected overnight.

The Weather Service says the conditions could have an impact on tender plants and can kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

The freeze warning will remain in effect until 9 a.m. Monday.