The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a freeze warning in effect overnight for areas in the Coast Range, while also issuing a frost advisory for locales at lower elevations.
The forecast calls for lows around 30 to 32 degrees tonight.
“Sensitive plants/animals/garden gnomes, should be kept warm,” the federal agency said in a tweet.
For those at higher elevations, the freeze warning noted that the low temperatures could kill crops and sensitive vegetation.
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“Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of . . .