A cold air mass that brought snow flurries to Ashland this morning will linger over Southern Oregon through tonight.

A cold air mass that brought snow flurries to Ashland this morning will linger over Southern Oregon through tonight, and temperatures could drop below freezing as skies clear.

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning from midnight tonight to 9 a.m. Wednesday for much of Jackson and Josephine counties. Fragile plants (such as garden starts) might need protection for gardens in frost-prone areas.

Bill Kettler