Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
222 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

COZ001-002-005-014-010645-
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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...CRAIG...GUNNISON
222 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
FREEZE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...COLD AIR WILL BE FILTERING INTO COLORADO BEHIND A COLD
  FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS SKIES CLEAR FROM WEST TO EAST
  OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO QUICKLY FALL. TIMING OF
  THE CLEARING SKIES WILL HAVE AN IMPACT TO HOW LOW TEMPERATURES
  ACTUALLY FALL. CONFIDENCE IS HIGHEST FOR BELOW FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES IN THE NORTHERN VALLEYS OF COLORADO AND THE
  GUNNISON BASIN. LOW TEMPERATURES HERE WILL FALL TO NEAR 30 OR
  BELOW DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...FALLING TO THE MID TO UPPER 20S...WITH LOCALIZED
  AREAS POSSIBLY HITTING THE LOWER 20S IN THE WESTERN YAMPA RIVER BASIN.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING FOR SEVERAL HOURS WILL
  DAMAGE SENSITIVE VEGETATION. ALSO OUTSIDE WATER LINE COULD
  FREEZE...PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT THIS SHOULD BE TAKEN TOMORROW
  NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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