LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Sub-freezing temperatures lingered Thursday amid a cold, dry air mass that swept across Southern California.

According to the National Weather Service, a freeze warning will remain in effect until 9 a.m. in the Antelope Valley.

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Temperatures are expected to reach the low 60s in this area.

Authorities advised the public to bring animals and plants inside during low temperatures as conditions can pose a threat. Farm animals should be brought inside of a barn during cold conditions.

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Elsewhere, highs are expected to range from low to mid 70s under partly cloudy skies.

A freeze watch has been issued for the Antelope Valley until Friday morning.

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