Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
322 PM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

AZZ021>023-027-028-031400-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOUSE...QUARTZSITE...SALOME...BUCKEYE...
LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...NEW RIVER...TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...
CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...CHANDLER...FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...
GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...PHOENIX...SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...
GILA BEND...APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE
322 PM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

...LOCALIZED FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA...

UNUSUALLY COLD TEMPERATURES HAVE SETTLED INTO THE LOWER DESERT
ELEVATIONS OF WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA. WEDNESDAY MORNING
WILL PROVIDE THE COLDEST READINGS...WITH WIDESPREAD TEMPERATURES
APPROACHING OR FALLING JUST BELOW THE FREEZING MARK. TYPICAL COLDER
DESERT LOCATIONS COULD POSSIBLY SEE SEVERAL HOURS OF BELOW FREEZING
TEMPERATURES.

THINGS TO CONSIDER DURING THESE COLD EPISODES ARE TO COVER SENSITIVE
PLANTS...PROTECT PIPES AND IRRIGATION SYSTEMS...AND PROVIDE A WARM
PLACE FOR PETS OR ANIMALS THAT ARE NORMALLY OUTSIDE.

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS BY LISTENING TO WEATHER RADIO
ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE BAND. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

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