Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1050 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...CRITERIA CHANGES FOR FROST AND FREEZE HAZARDS ACROSS
SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD WILL CHANGE THE
FROST-FREEZE HAZARD CRITERIA AND IMPLEMENT A NEW HARD FREEZE HAZARD
CRITERIA FOR THE UPCOMING 2014-15 WINTER SEASON. WATCH...WARNING...
AND ADVISORY LEVEL CRITERIA CHANGES ARE A RESULT OF DISCUSSIONS AND
FEEDBACK FROM CRITICAL WEATHER PARTNERS AND ARE MINOR REFINEMENTS TO
PREVIOUS CRITERIA.

THE NWS PRODUCTS (IDENTIFIER) WITH NEW CRITERIA INCLUDE...

1.  FROST ADVISORY (NPWLOX) - PREDICTED TEMPERATURES OF 33-35
    DEGREES FOR 2 HOURS OR MORE OVER A WIDESPREAD AREA.

2.  FREEZE WARNING (NPWLOX) - PREDICTED TEMPERATURES OF 29-32
    DEGREES FOR 2 HOURS OR MORE OVER A WIDESPREAD AREA.

3.  HARD FREEZE WARNING (NPWLOX) - PREDICTED TEMPERATURES OF 28
    DEGREES OR LESS FOR 2 HOURS OR MORE OVER A WIDESPREAD AREA.

ALL FREEZE AND/OR HARD FREEZE WARNINGS WILL TYPICALLY BE PRECEDED BY
A WATCH FROM 12-48 HOURS IN ADVANCE WHEN THE POTENTIAL OF MEETING
WARNING CRITERIA EXISTS.

FOR A LISTING OF HAZARD CRITERIA VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT:
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FASTPAGE/HAZARDCRITERIA.PHP

FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS CRITERIA CHANGE PLEASE CONTACT -

ERIC BOLDT
WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
NWS LOS ANGELES/OXNARD
805-988-6623
ERIC.BOLDT@NOAA.GOV

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