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Freeze Warning Issued for New Canaan

Frost on the pumpkin. Flickr.com.
Frost on the pumpkin. Flickr.com.

There definitely will be frost on your Halloween pumpkin come Monday morning.

Even before the sun rises at 6:29 a.m. Monday (hope you remembered to reset your clocks to Eastern Standard Time), temperatures are expected to dip into high 20s. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning from 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 until 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, for coastal Connecticut.

If you're trying to keep the last blooms on your potted plants, you'll want to bring them indoors.

"The freezing temperatures will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, bringing an end to the growing season," according to the NWS.

Here is the forecast for the week ... it will warm up a bit, but it certainly won't be beach weather. 
  • Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 48. North wind around 16 mph.
  • Tonight: Clear, with a low around 28. North wind around 11 mph.
  • Monday: Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
  • Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
  • Thursday: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Night: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
  • Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

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