First Frost Advisory of the Season

Habersham Co. - Frost advisory until 09:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18.

According to the alert the City of Cornelia sent out, "Temperatures in the mid-30s, combined with light winds and clear skies, will result in frost formation. From midnight tonight to 9 AM EDT Friday."

It's said to occur in Rabun and Habersham Counties. In North Carolina, all of Caldwell, Burke, McDowell counties, and the mountainous portion of northwest Rutherford County.

Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered. The public is encouraged to "Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold."