The National Weather Service has issued a frost warning for the DC Metro Area which includes most of Virginia Wine Country. If it happens, it will be overnight Monday into Tuesday:
FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...
A COLDER CANADIAN AIRMASS WILL SPILL OVER THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING LEADING TO THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD FREEZING TEMPERATURES. AFTER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS...VEGETATION ACROSS THE REGION HAS REACHED GROWING STAGES THAT ARE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE. AS A RESULT...SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY DAMAGE SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S NORTH AND WEST WITH LOWER 30S OVER THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON D.C METRO.
A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE. THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
Most Counties in Virginia are potentially impacted. This could be a serious threat as bud break has already started in many areas. We'll keep a close watch and update on the weather patterns.