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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
311 PM MDT MON OCT 13 2014

...COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON TONIGHT WITH SOME FIRST
FREEZES EXPECTED...

.A MODERATE STRENGTH COLD FRONT PUSHED INTO THE BORDERLAND SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING BRINGING DRY AND COOL AIR INTO THE REGION
FROM THE ROCKIES. TONIGHT WILL BRING CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS.
THIS...ALONG WITH THE VERY DRY AIR...WILL ALLOW FOR RAPID
RADIATIONAL COOLING AND SETTLING OF THE AIRMASS LEADING TO THE
COLDEST OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON
ACROSS FAR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. FOR SOME OF THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND DRAINAGE PRONE VALLEYS THIS WILL MEAN THE
FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.
THIS SHOULD BE A RELATIVELY SHALLOW FREEZE OF SHORT TO MODERATE
DURATION.

NMZ401>403-408-414>416-141500-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FZ.W.0002.141014T0600Z-141014T1500Z/
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
HILLSBORO...WINSTON...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...
PINON
311 PM MDT MON OCT 13 2014

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY.

* EVENT: FIRST FREEZES OF THE FALL SEASON TO AFFECT SOME OF THE
  HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS AND THE MOUNTAINS OF
  THE GILA REGION AS WELL AS SOME OF THE COLDER VALLEYS WHICH
  RECEIVE DRAINAGE COOLING IN BOTH SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS AND THE
  GILA REGION.

* TIMING: EXPECT QUICK COOLING THIS EVENING AFTER SUNSET WITH
  TEMPERATURES DROPPING BELOW FREEZING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND
  SUNRISE. TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM TO ABOVE FREEZING WITHIN AN
  HOUR AFTER SUNRISE.

* IMPACT: TONIGHT`S FREEZE SHOULD BE RELATIVELY SHALLOW AND SHORT.
  HOWEVER PEOPLE...PETS...PLANTS...AND PIPES SHOULD ALL BE
  PROTECTED. EXPOSED PIPES COULD FREEZE AND BURST. SENSITIVE
  PLANTS AND CROPS COULD BE HARMED. LIVESTOCK AND PETS SHOULD HAVE
  SHELTER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

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BIRD




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