Frost advisory in effect for most of greater Kawarthas region Thursday overnight

Temperatures are expected to dip near or below the freezing mark

Frost on the leaves of a plant. (Stock photo)

Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for most of the greater Kawarthas region for Thursday overnight (September 29).

The frost advisory is in effect for Peterborough County, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, and Hastings County.

Temperatures are expected to dip near or below the freezing mark overnight Thursday into Friday morning.

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Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas.

Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas, and take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

Environment Canada issues frost advisories when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.