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Weather U: ABC13 meteorologist Rachel Briers describes hard versus light frost

Cold is cold, right? Not exactly. There are differences between a light freeze and a hard freeze.

A light chill is when we see a temperature of 32 or less. A light frost will require you to cover your cold-sensitive plants and bring your pets indoors.

A hard freeze is when temperatures are below 24 for two hours or more. In a hard freeze, you’ll also need to make sure you wrap and cover your outer pipes. Pipes could burst in severe freezing conditions.

It’s also a good idea to check on your neighbors in any cold weather situation!
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