Hartford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:10 am EDT on October 20, 2014

...A freeze ends the growing season in parts of southern New England...

Temperatures fell below freezing in parts of southern New England last night. Widespread freezing temperatures and/or heavy killing frosts have ended the growing season in the following zones:

In Connecticut... Hartford...Tolland and Windham counties.

In Massachusetts... eastern Hampshire...western Hampden...eastern Hampden... southern Worcester...western Norfolk and northern Bristol counties.

In Rhode Island... northwest Providence...western Kent and Washington counties.

The National Weather Service will no longer issue freeze warnings or frost advisories for these zones this year.

Across the rest of southern New England...scattered areas of freezing temperatures and/or heavy frost occurred. For these areas...the National Weather Service will continue to issue freeze warnings and frost advisories until a more widespread freeze occurs or the growing season comes to a natural end.