CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – For those who thought we were done with Winter, I hope you didn’t put away your jackets just yet.

Frost Advisory Wednesday morning (WBOY)
Frost Advisory Wednesday morning (WBOY)

A Frost Advisory has been issued for the lowlands, foothills, and some of the mountains in north-central West Virginia Wednesday morning.

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Temperatures are expected to be near freezing to kick off Wednesday, thanks to a cold air mass settling into the Mountain State.

Morning low temperatures on Wednesday (WBOY)
Morning low temperatures on Wednesday (WBOY)

Much of West Virginia will see 30s Wednesday morning as clearer skies are possible into the lowlands and foothills.

More clouds and snow showers are possible early on above 2,500 feet in elevation Wednesday morning and afternoon.

The chill will continue throughout north central West Virginia over the next few days.

Morning low temperature trend through May 3 (WBOY)
Morning low temperature trend through May 3 (WBOY)

Morning low temperatures will be in the 20s and 30s through the rest of the week. Because of this, make sure to take care of your plants and gardens, if you have started them up already.

Bring in your portable plants and pots to protect them from dry and cold weather.

Cold weather gardening tips (WBOY)
Cold weather gardening tips (WBOY)

It is also important to keep them hydrated; they’re living things just like humans, and need extra water during colder and drier weather.

If your plants cannot be uprooted, make sure to keep the gardens covered with a sheet or tarp to keep them moist and above freezing.


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