Western Hampshire Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:20 PM EDT on October 25, 2014

...The growing season has ended for parts of northeast Massachusetts...

The growing season has ended for the following zones:

In Massachusetts... central Middlesex County /maz005/ western Essex County /maz006/

Even though these locations have not yet had a killing frost or freeze...we are two weeks past the median date of the first fall freeze so the growing season has come to a natural end. Therefore the National Weather Service will no longer issue frost advisories or freeze warnings for those zones this fall.

The frost freeze program remains active for the following zones:

In eastern Massachusetts... eastern Essex County /maz007/ southeast Middlesex County /maz014/ Suffolk County /maz015/ eastern Norfolk County /maz016/ western Plymouth County /maz018/ eastern Plymouth County /maz019/ southern Bristol County /maz020/ southern Plymouth County /maz021/ Barnstable County /maz022/ Dukes County /maz023/ Nantucket County /maz024/

In Rhode Island... southeast Providence County /riz002/ eastern Kent County /riz004/ Bristol County /riz005/ Newport County /riz007/ Block Island /riz008/