Update 8:30pm: Des Moines [IA], Henderson, Warren, Knox and Stark [IL] have been added to the frost advisory. Check out the CBS4 Weather Blog for more!
Original Post 4:02pm:
A Frost Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine and Scott counties in Iowa; and for Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island and Whiteside counties in IL. The advisory goes into effect at 3am and expires at 8am Monday.
Be sure to cover up any outdoor plants that may be sensitive to the cold weather and are prone to damage by frost.
The middle of October is typically when the Quad Cities and surrounding areas experience the first frost of the season, so we are right on cue.
For more on the forecast, click on the weather tab.
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