LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — A hard freeze warning was in effect Friday morning.

According to the National Weather Service, Antelope Valley temperatures dipped into the low 20s.

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The hard freeze warning remained in effect until 9 a.m. as temperatures fell below 28 degrees.

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Meteorologists urged the public to take measures to save crops and vegetation, and to bring animals indoors in a house or barn.

The NWS also issued a freeze watch, which will be in force from late Friday night through Saturday morning.

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