HOUSTON -

A Hard Freeze Watch is in effect for Sunday night at 10pm though 9am Monday morning for most of Southeast Texas.

The National Weather Service says an Artic airmass will make it into SE Texas on Sunday morning and temperatures will steadily drop through the day Sunday.

Temperatures will go below 25 degrees for three to five hours for our northern areas and nine to 12 hours below freezing for the entire area.

Will the sub-freezing temperatures, be sure to take care of pets, people, plants, and pipes.

So how cold does it need to get for exposed pipes to burst? Read Local 2 Meteorologist Anthony Yanez's blog post about it.