.

Freeze Warning Issued Through Monday

Los Gatos' temperatures will drop to 26 F degrees Sunday evening, Dec. 8, 2013 with clear skies, well below freezing.

Los Gatos' temperatures will drop to 26 F degrees Sunday evening, Dec. 8, 2013 with clear skies, well below freezing.
Los Gatos' temperatures will drop to 26 F degrees Sunday evening, Dec. 8, 2013 with clear skies, well below freezing.
—By Bay City News Service

Cold temperatures are expected to continue through Monday and some parts of the Bay Area will hit freezing temperatures Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service.

In Los Gatos, Sunday night's temperatures are expected to drop to 26 degrees.

A freeze warning was issued Saturday for most of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay regions except for the city of San Francisco itself, according to the weather service.

Temperatures are expected to drop to the 30s near the coast and to the low to mid 20s inland, with the lowest temperatures expected Sunday night, officials said.

The freeze warning is in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday and from 10 p.m. Sunday to 9 a.m. on Monday.

Residents are warned to be aware of danger to those living outdoors and to outdoor pets and livestock, as well as to crops and sensitive vegetation.

Officials in the East Bay have warned customers that unprotected water pipes are in danger of freezing.

Some in the Tri-Valley area have already woke up without water this week due to burst pipes, according to the Dublin San Ramon Services District.

The East Bay Municipal Utility District recommends wrapping frozen pipes in a towel and slowly pouring warm, but not boiling, water over them to defrost them. Never use a torch or open flame, officials said.

Homeowners are advised not to try to protect pipes by leaving faucets open, as this wastes water, EBMUD officials said.

Instead, they recommend wrapping pipes and shutting off valves to irrigation systems after draining water from the pipes.

Copyright © 2013 by Bay City News, Inc. -- Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

++++

Sign up for the free Los Gatos Patch newsletter Like Los GatosPatch on Facebook | Follow @GatosPatch on Twitter | Blog on Los Gatos Patch | Follow Los Gatos Patch on Instagram  
Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky December 09, 2013 at 12:07 AM
Wow, amazing what a week will bring. Be thankful you have a warm place to go during this cold snap!
MichaelJ December 09, 2013 at 07:53 PM
I wish this weather would have been here during Black Friday so I would have stayed home and saved some money!! Brrrr!!

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something