Freeze Warning

Issued At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 9:17 AM MDT
Expires At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 3:30 PM MDT

Northern el paso countyrampart range below 7500 ft- colorado springs vicinityrampart range below 7400 ft- including...black forest...air force academy...colorado springs 917 am mdt sat oct 6 2012 ...freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am mdt this morning... ...hard freeze warning remains in effect from 10 pm this evening to 9 am mdt sunday... a freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am mdt this morning. a hard freeze warning remains in effect from 10 pm this evening to 9 am mdt sunday. * location...el paso...pueblo...eastern fremont...huerfano...las animas...crowley...otero...kiowa...bent...prowers...and baca counties. * temperatures...temperatures will hover right around freezing through 10 am this morning. however...temperatures will be even colder tonight and sunday morning as temperatures drop into the 20s...resulting in a hard freeze for much of the area. * impact...freezing temperatures will damage or kill unprotected vegetation and can freeze exposed pipes. precautionary/preparedness actions... a prolonged period of subfreezing temperatures is expected. take precautions to protect crops or vegetation. drain exposed water pipes and irrigation systems.