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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
335 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TEMPERATURES HAVE FALLEN BELOW FREEZING FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS
SEASON OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE REGION AND SHOULD RISE ABOVE
FREEZING LATER THIS MORNING.

TXZ067>070-075-079-081-082-091500-
/O.CON.KMAF.HZ.W.0003.000000T0000Z-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
335 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...21 TO 32 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH COLD-SENSITIVE PLANTS OR ANIMALS...OR OTHER
  CONCERNS RELATED TO FREEZING TEMPERATURES...SHOULD HAVE
  COMPLETED PREPARATIONS. 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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