Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
154 PM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, Fresno,
Hanford, Lemoore, Avenal, Corcoran, Bakersfield, and Visalia
154 PM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Hard Freeze
Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through early
Friday morning.

* TEMPERATURES...Middle 20s, especially east side of the San
  Joaquin Valley Thursday morning. Lower to middle 20s across the
  entire San Joaquin Valley by Friday morning.

* TIMING...Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing by
  late Wednesday evening, then fall just below 28 degrees after 3
  am PST Thursday morning. They should remain below 28 degrees
  through sunrise both Thursday and Friday mornings.

* IMPACTS...Freezing temperatures can cause damage to pipes and
  can kill plants that are sensitive to cold. Please check on
  the elderly and make sure your animals have a warm shelter.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hard Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are very
possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive
vegetation, especially Friday morning across the San Joaquin
Valley.

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