Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
523 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Andrews, Stanton, Big Spring,
Colorado City, Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake, Alpine,
Fort Davis, Fort Stockton, Presidio, Marfa, Big Bend NP,
Marathon, Dryden, Sanderson, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
523 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /423 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

...Sharply colder temperatures including a late season freeze
expected for portions of the region Saturday night/Sunday

An intense upper level storm system will send a strong cold front
through the area Saturday evening. Temperatures will fall quickly
into the 30`s and 40`s Saturday night. Record lows will be
possible with the coldest temperatures across northern portions
of Lea county and the higher terrain of the Guadalupe and Davis
Mountains. In these areas, a light, late season freeze is
expected with lows Sunday morning in the upper 20`s and low 30`s.
Many of these locations have yet to fully green-up, but any
sensitive plants should be covered or protected. Strong northerly
winds will also create wind chills mostly in the teens and 20`s
areawide Sunday morning.



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