Freeze Warning

Issued At: Saturday, 20 May 2017, 5:39 AM MDT
Expires At: Saturday, 20 May 2017, 8:00 AM MDT

Urgent - weather message national weather service denver/boulder co 539 am mdt sat may 20 2017 larimer county below 6000 feet/northwest weld county- boulder and jefferson counties below 6000 feet/west broomfield county- north douglas county below 6000 feet/denver/west adams and arapahoe counties/east broomfield county- elbert/central and east douglas counties above 6000 feet- northeast weld county-central and south weld county- including the cities of fort collins, hereford, loveland, nunn, arvada, boulder, golden, lakewood, longmont, aurora, brighton, city of denver, denver international airport, highlands ranch, littleton, parker, castle rock, elbert, fondis, kiowa, larkspur, briggsdale, grover, pawnee buttes, raymer, stoneham, eaton, fort lupton, greeley, and roggen 539 am mdt sat may 20 2017 ...freeze warning remains in effect until 8 am mdt this morning... * temperature...in the lower 30s, with upper 20s on the palmer divide. temperatures will warm well above freezing by 8 am. * impacts...tender vegetation and above ground outdoor sprinkler systems would be susceptible to damage if left unprotected. precautionary/preparedness actions... a freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. these conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. above ground outdoor sprinkler systems should be covered or drained to prevent damage.