Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1144 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-TUCSON METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....SELLS...
TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK...
MAMMOTH...ORACLE
1144 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT TO 9 AM
MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT TO 9 AM
MST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY DAMAGE OR KILL
  UNPROTECTED SENSITIVE VEGETATION. OUTDOOR WATER PIPES SHOULD
  ALSO BE WRAPPED...DRAINED...OR ALLOWED TO DRIP SLOWLY TO PREVENT
  POSSIBLE BURSTING. OUTDOOR PETS MAY NEED TO BE SHELTERED
  INDOORS.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 26 TO 32 DEGREES...WITH
  COLDEST TEMPERATURES POSSIBLY OCCURRING IN AND NEAR THE TUCSON
  METRO AREA.

* TIMING...NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE
  BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 9 AM MST SATURDAY MORNING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED.
THESE TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE CROPS AND VEGETATION.
COVER THEM...IF POSSIBLE...WITH CLOTH SHEETS OR BLANKETS TO
PROTECT THEM FROM FREEZING.

&&

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UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...
CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS
1144 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR INTO EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 45 MPH ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH WIND SPEEDS
  OF 35 TO 45 MPH AND GUSTS TO NEAR 55 MPH OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

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