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DFW Weather: Freeze Warning Issued For Parts of North Texas

(CBSDFW.COM) - For the first time this season for the DFW Metroplex, the National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Sunday night and into Monday morning.

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The average first freeze of the season is usually in the third week of November so this is arriving a tad late. Last year was the ninth earliest on record by the way, so at least this year we got a longer growing season.


This will be the first of a couple of freezes expected this week. Every winter we average about 33 nights below freezing. We could end up with four just this week.

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Though the outlaying areas of North Texas have already gotten their first freeze of the season since this is the the first one for the Metroplex. A few reminders: cover your outdoor faucets; bring in your pets; cover your plants; make sure the elderly have proper heating in their homes.

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Not all of North Texas is threatened with freezing temperatures Sunday night. Areas from Dallas down to Palestine might have to wait until Monday night to get there.

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If you are outside Monday morning or sending the kids out to school, please be advised that there will also be a very brisk north wind overnight and Monday morning. The feels-like temperature Monday morning will be brutal, down in the teens in some places. Hats, coats, gloves please.

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