Eckville area placed under frost advisory

Environment Canada says the temperature in the area will approach zero by Tuesday morning, Aug. 27.

Environment Canada has placed the Eckville area under a frost advisory.

Temperatures tonight are set to approach zero degrees by Tuesday morning, Aug. 27, with some low lying areas possibly dropping below zero.

This is due to a ridge of high pressure building over western sections of the province tonight, Aug. 26.

Frost may cause damage to some crops in frost-prone areas.

Environment Canada recommends taking preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees, as well as covering plants in frost-prone areas.

Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season.

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