Below-freezing temps expected tonight

It is going to be a cold one tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for late tonight and early tomorrow morning.

Temperatures could dip as low as 29. The agency warns that the cold temperatures could kill crops or other sensitive vegetation. The agency recommends that you take steps today to protect your plants from the cold.

According to weather service records, the normal first day of below-freezing temperatures in Columbus is Oct. 15th. Shelbyville has a normal first cold day on October 12th, while Bloomington is Oct. 16th.