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Frost Advisory issued for Citrus, Hernando, Sumter counties

Posted at 2:53 PM, Dec 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-11 14:53:00-05

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for Citrus, Hernando, and Sumter counties as significant frost is expected early Wednesday morning.

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The Frost Advisory goes into effect at 1 a.m. Wednesday and is set to expire at 8 a.m. Wednesday. 

Clear skies and light winds will allow for optimal radiational cooling tonight, according to the National Weather Service in Tampa Bay. Temperatures are expected to settle between 32 degrees and 36 degrees for several hours. 

The Hernando County Office of Public Information has released the following steps you can take to prepare for cold weather: 

  • Consider the needs of pets during this time. Do not leave pets outside in the cold weather.
  • Cover or move plants that are sensitive to the cold temperatures.
  • Consider running pool pumps overnight during freezing temperatures to prevent damage.