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Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WWUS74 KMAF 082007
NPWMAF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
207 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.A COLD FRONT PUSHED THROUGH OVERNIGHT BRINGING WITH IT VERY COLD
TEMPERATURES AND STRONG WINDS. COLDER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TONIGHT WHEN FREEZING TEMPERATURES REACH THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY
FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON. A HARD FREEZE IS EXPECTED FOR THE
SOUTHERN PERMIAN BASIN AND THE LOWER TRANS PECOS WHILE A FREEZE IS
EXPECTED FOR THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

TXZ067>070-075-079-081-082-090715-
/O.CON.KMAF.HZ.W.0003.161209T0300Z-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
207 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...21 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 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.

&&

$$

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