Freeze warning issued for Saturday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a FREEZE WARNING for our region, to include the Lower Columbia Basin or Oregon and Washington… and the Foothills of the Blue Mountains.

Hermiston, Pendleton, Boardman, Heppner, Condon, Fossil, Ione, Tri-Cities, Prosser, and Connell are included in the freeze warning, which is in effect from 1:00 AM to 9:00 AM Saturday morning.

Forecasters expect temperatures to dip to 28 to 32 degrees, with the coldest temps at around sunrise Saturday.

The freezing conditions could kill some crops and damage tender vegetation, and you may want to bring sensitive vegetation indoors, or cover plants overnight.