Farmers concerned over freeze warning

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BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) - Colder temperatures Friday night have farmers, gardeners, and the folks at Eckert's Orchards on alert. With temperatures dipping down to freezing and below, they're focusing on crops that could be in danger.

The low in Belleville is expected to hover around 32 degrees, even dipping to 30 degrees at sunrise Saturday. Farmers at Eckert’s will be keeping a keen eye on the thermometer and their clocks, as they plan to be up all night monitoring their crops.

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