Chicago-Area Freeze Warning Issued Until Tuesday Morning

A freeze warning "means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation."

A new Freeze Warning has been issued beginning at 11 p.m. Monday across the Chicago area.

Just a week after near-record heat, the National Weather Service issued the latest warning, with temperatures in the upper 20s to 30 degrees, expected to last until 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The Weather Service reminded residents that a freeze warning "means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation."

Mid-day on Friday, several towns in north-central Illinois saw the season's first light snowfall.

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