Northwestern Ontario is once again seeing frost warnings come into effect. The first warning was issued for yesterday morning, and another was issued for last night and into this morning.

“Last night, there was a large area of high-pressure in the region, clear skies and light winds, all the ingredients we need to see the temperature drop fairly significantly,” said Environment Canada Meteorologist, Geoff Coulson.

Coulson added that there were reports of frost east of Dryden and reports near Sioux Lookout and Savant Lake yesterday morning. Environment Canada says that frost is expected across the region this morning, and residents should take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

“There still could be the risk of frost in some areas in the region this morning. Temperatures dipped down overnight last night in northwestern Ontario once again,” Coulson added.

Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.

Coulson says that temperatures are expected to warm up later today and through the weekend, and frost warnings aren’t expected again in the coming days.

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