The national weather service has issued a widespread freeze across the Sandhills and widespread frost across north central and portions of southwest Nebraska in effect at 1am CT until 10 AM ct Saturday.
Temperatures are projected for the mid 20s to low 30s with the coldest temps early Saturday morning.
At 28 degrees a hard freeze will bring an end to the growing season and can harm newborn livestock. Areas in the freeze warning could see conditions that will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. Frost Advisory means widespread frost possible and sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.