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The National Weather Service has declared a freeze warning for East Idaho for Sunday morning because of the near record low temperatures expected.

Temperatures on Sunday morning in East Idaho are forecast to dip into the high 20s and low 30s. The NWS is calling for widespread frost before 9 a.m. Sunday morning for Teton Valley. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57 on Sunday. THe NWS is also calling for frost Monday morning. 

That will be cold enough to kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, the weather service said.

The areas expected to be hardest hit by the cold on Sunday morning are Ashton, Tetonia, Driggs, Shoshone, Richfield, Carey, Mud Lake, Idaho National Laboratory, Craters of the Moon, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Pocatello, Blackfoot, American Falls, Shelley, Fort Hall, Burley, Rupert, Heyburn and Oakley.

The weather service said Sunday morning's temperatures will nearly be cold enough to break records in many of those areas. Temps will likely be in the 50s on Sunday afternoon in East Idaho and that will be cold enough to break records in Pocatello and Burley, the weather service said.

No other winter weather-related warnings are in effect in Idaho.

Outside of the state, much of Nevada is also under a freeze warning while winter weather advisories are in effect in parts of Oregon, Montana and Wyoming.


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