Areas Affected: Boone; Carroll; Clinton; Delaware; Fountain; Hamilton; Hancock; Hendricks; Henry; Howard; Madison; Marion; Montgomery; Parke; Putnam; Randolph; Tippecanoe; Tipton; Vermillion; Warren
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY...
* WHAT...For the Freeze Warning, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 31 expected. For the Wind Advisory, northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central and west central Indiana.
* WHEN...For the Freeze Warning, from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Friday. For the Wind Advisory, until 8 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strongest winds are expected mid afternoon.
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.