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Freeze warning issued through Tuesday morning

Last Modified: Monday, December 10, 2012 3:56 PM

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a freeze warning for all of Southwest Louisiana.

The warning will last from 11 p.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday and includes southeast Texas.

The NWS said that the lows will be from 28-32 degrees and the freeze could last 3 to 5 hours, depending on the location.

Residents are advised to bring pet indoors for the night and to cover plants.

The NWS also warned residents to use caution when heating their homes.

Safety Tips

• Heating units should be kept 36 inches away from anything that can burn.

• Turn it off all heaters and extinguish all fires when leaving the house or going to bed.

• Never use flammable liquids to start a fire.

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