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Freeze Watch will go into effect early Thursday morning

Temperatures in our northern counties could hit freezing by Thursday morning.
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A Freeze Watch will go into effect starting at 3am Thursday morning until 9am for the counties shaded in light blue, mainly in NW Arkansas.

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Clear skies could potentially help temperatures drop to the upper 20s and lower 30s by Thursday morning.

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Freezing temperatures could kill plants and other tender vegetation that are left outdoors or unprotected. Precautions should be taken to protect these plants. 

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