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Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 NOUS42 KCHS 251405 PNSCHS GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-260215- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Charleston SC 905 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2024 ...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON FROST/FREEZE PROGRAM TO RESUME MARCH 1... The National Weather Service in Charleston SC will resume the frost and freeze program for Southeast SC and Southeast GA on March 1. Thus, frost advisories, freeze watches and freeze warnings will be issued as needed beginning on that date according to the following criteria: ...Frost Advisory... 80 percent or greater probability that widespread or areas of frost will occur. Patchy frost does not necessitate the issuance of a frost advisory, except late in the spring when vegetation is typically more sensitive. ...Freeze Watch... 50 percent or greater probability that temperatures will be 32 degrees or lower, usually within 12 to 48 hours. ...Freeze Warning... 80 percent or greater probability that temperatures will be 32 degrees or lower, usually within 12 to 24 hours. Detailed information on the last freeze dates for our area can be found on our website: https://www.weather.gov/media/chs/climate/ AverageFirstLastFreezeDates.pdf $$

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