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Frost advisory issued for tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory in effect from midnight today through 7 a.m. Saturday.

Temperatures are expected to reach as low as 34, resulting in frost formation. The advisory includes Freeborn, Steele, Mower and Rice counties.

The Weather Service advises frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered, and people should take steps to protect tender plants from the cold.