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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1155 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HARD FREEZE ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING...

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TUCSON METRO AREA-SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...
MAMMOTH...ORACLE
1155 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM MST SATURDAY...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM MST SATURDAY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 24 TO 29 DEGREES
  INCLUDING LOCATIONS AROUND METRO TUCSON LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING FOR SOME
  LOCATIONS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INTO THE 20S IN THE EARLY MORNING
  HOURS. TEMPERATURES WILL RECOVER ABOVE FREEZING BY 9 AM IN MOST
  LOCATIONS.

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

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. THOSE THAT HAVE IN-GROUND SPRINKLER
SYSTEMS SHOULD DRAIN THEM...AND COVER ABOVE-GROUND PIPES TO
PROTECT THEM FROM FREEZING. THESE CONDITIONS WILL ALSO KILL CROPS
AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....SELLS...
PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK
1155 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
MST SATURDAY...

A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT 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 TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 27 TO 32 DEGREES.

* 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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