Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 072011
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
211 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...HARD FREEZE WARNING FOR THE FIRST HARD FREEZE OF THE SEASON IN
EFFECT TONIGHT FOR THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS AND THE CENTRAL
PERMIAN BASIN...

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR GUADALUPE PASS TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING...

...FREEZE WATCH FOR THE FIRST FREEZE AND HARD FREEZE OF THE
SEASON IN EFFECT THURSDAY NIGHT FOR THE SOUTHERN PERMIAN BASIN...
LOWER TRANS PECOS AND RIO GRANDE VALLEY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT/THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS FRONT WILL CONTRIBUTE TO HIGH WINDS BLOWING THROUGH
GUADALUPE PASS AS WELL AS PLUNGING TEMPERATURES AREAWIDE THURSDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DIP BELOW 28 DEGREES ACROSS
PARTS OF THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS AND PERMIAN BASIN FOR THE
FIRST HARD FREEZE OF THE SEASON. EVEN COLDER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT WHEN FREEZING TEMPERATURES REACH THE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON.

TXZ048-052-053-061>063-081200-
/O.CON.KMAF.HZ.W.0002.161208T0900Z-161208T1500Z/
SCURRY-HOWARD-MITCHELL-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SNYDER...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...
ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY
211 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST
THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...25 TO 28 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH COLD-SENSITIVE PLANTS OR ANIMALS...OR
  OTHER CONCERNS RELATED TO FREEZING TEMPERATURES...SHOULD
  PREPARE NOW FOR THIS FREEZE. MAKE SURE HEATERS ARE IN PROPER
  WORKING ORDER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS WIDESPREAD TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW
28 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED WITH SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED
FOR SEVERAL HOURS. TO PREVENT FREEZING AND POSSIBLE BURSTING OF
OUTDOOR WATER PIPES...THEY SHOULD BE WRAPPED...DRAINED OR ALLOWED
TO DRIP SLOWLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL ALSO KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

TXZ258-081200-
/O.CON.KMAF.HW.W.0034.161208T0900Z-161208T1500Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
111 PM MST WED DEC 7 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...2 AM MST TO 8 AM MST THURSDAY.

* WINDS...40 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS COULD MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR
  MOTORISTS DRIVING HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS CAMPERS...
  VANS AND TRACTOR TRAILERS. AIRCRAFT MAY ENCOUNTER SEVERE
  TURBULENCE IF FLYING OVER THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

TXZ067>070-075-079-081-082-081200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FZ.A.0004.161209T0300Z-161209T1500Z/
WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-BIG BEND AREA-
TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...
BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...PRESIDIO...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...
DRYDEN...SANDERSON
211 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...23 TO 32 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH COLD-SENSITIVE PLANTS OR ANIMALS...OR
  OTHER CONCERNS RELATED TO FREEZING TEMPERATURES...SHOULD
  PREPARE NOW FOR THIS FREEZE. MAKE SURE HEATERS ARE IN PROPER
  WORKING ORDER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$