Freeze Warning

Issued At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 4:20 AM MDT
Expires At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 12:30 PM MDT

Urgent - weather message national weather service denver co 420 am mdt sat oct 6 2012 ...freezing temperatures again tonight... .the cold airmass will remain in place through tonight...temperatures will be near freezing through mid morning today. even colder temperatures are expected tonight as skies clear overnight allowing temperatures to drop into the low to mid 20s. larimer county below 6000 feet/northwest weld county- boulder and jefferson counties below 6000 feet/west broomfield county- north douglas county below 6000 feetwest adams and arapahoe counties/east broomfield county- elbert/central and east douglas counties above 6000 feet- northeast weld county-central and south weld county-morgan county- central and east adams and arapahoe counties- north and northeast elbert county below 6000 feet/north lincoln county- southeast elbert county below 6000 feet/south lincoln county- logan county-washington county-sedgwick county-phillips 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... kiowa...larkspur...simla...briggsdale...grover...pawnee buttes... raymer...stoneham...eaton...fort lupton...greeley...roggen... brush...fort morgan...goodrich...wiggins...bennett...byers... deer trail...leader...agate...hugo...limon...matheson...forder... karval...kutch...punkin center...crook...merino...sterling... peetz...akron...cope...last chance...otis...julesburg...ovid... sedgwick...amherst...haxtun...holyoke 420 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... * timing...even colder temperatures are expected for tonight. * temperature...lows tonight will be colder...between 21 and 27 degrees. * impacts...cold temperatures will bring an end to the growing season tonight. damage may occur to hoses and unprotected irrigation systems overnight. unprotected vegetation will certainly freeze tonight. precautionary/preparedness actions... a freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. these conditions will kill crops and other sensitive outdoor vegetation. if possible...move plants indoors to protect them from the cold. blankets may not provide enough protection from the very cold temperatures especially saturday night. to prevent damage to sprinkler and irrigation systems... thoroughly drain the exposed portion.