First Freeze and Frost

Yesterday minimums dropped below 32° especially in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana.

 

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September 13 Minimums

This morning the cooler readings were mostly in eastern North Dakota into western Minnesota.

 

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Minimums Temperatures on September 14, 2016

 

Many locations recorded either the first frost of the season (36°) or the first Freeze of the season (32°).    Some locations even recorded the first hard freeze (28°) during this cool snap.  28° reading effectively end the growing season as that tends to kill off most vegetation.

Daryl Ritchison