The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for areas generally along and east of Highway 65, including the Springfield metro area, from late Wednesday night into Thursday morning,
Forecasters say sub freezing temps as low as 29 are expected.
That will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, and could damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
Areas west of Springfield are under a Freeze Watch.
Make sure you cover sensitive vegetation or bring plants in the house and unscrew your garden hoses.