706  
NOUS41 KBTV 210736  
PNSBTV  
NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-211945-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
336 AM EDT TUE SEP 21 2021  
 
...THE FROST-FREEZE PROGRAM FOR THE ADIRONDACKS AND NORTHEAST  
VERMONT HAS ENDED...  
 
THE 2021 FROST-FREEZE PROGRAM FOR THE ADIRONDACKS AND NORTHEAST  
VERMONT HAS ENDED. THIS MEANS THAT FROST OR FREEZE HEADLINES WILL  
NO LONGER BE ISSUED FOR THIS REGION FOR THE 2021 SEASON.  
 
HOWEVER, PERSONS ARE STRONGLY URGED TO FOLLOW LOCAL FORECASTS AND  
TAKE PREVENTATIVE ACTIONS FROM A FROST OR FREEZE WHEN  
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECASTED TO BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S OR  
COLDER.  
 
THE AIM OF THE FROST-FREEZE PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE IS TO WARN LOCAL GROWERS AND GARDENERS OF THE POTENTIAL OF  
A DAMAGING FROST OR FREEZE FOR A GIVEN AREA DURING THE  
CLIMATOLOGICALLY DEFINED GROWING SEASON. THIS ALLOWS PEOPLE TO  
TAKE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR PLANTS AND CROPS AGAINST POTENTIAL  
DAMAGING TEMPERATURES.  
 
THE CLIMATOLOGICALLY DEFINED GROWING SEASON IS THE PERIOD BETWEEN  
THE MEDIAN DATE OF THE LAST SPRING FREEZE AND THE MEDIAN DATE OF  
THE FIRST FALL FREEZE.  
 
THESE ARE THE DATES ON WHICH NWS FROST ADVISORIES OR FREEZE  
WARNINGS WOULD NO LONGER BE ISSUED FOR THE 2021 GROWING SEASON IN  
VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK.  
 
SEPTEMBER 21ST: NORTHEAST VERMONT AND THE ADIRONDACKS OF NY.  
 
OCTOBER 1ST: THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY OF NY AND THE  
REMAINDER OF VT, EXCEPT THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY.  
 
OCTOBER 11TH: THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY OF VT/NY .  
 
PLEASE FOLLOW WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BTV FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.  
 

 
 
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