Freeze Watch

Issued At: Friday, 05 Oct 2012, 8:52 AM MDT
Expires At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 10:00 AM MDT

Canon city vicinity/eastern fremont county- walsenburg vicinity/upper huerfano river basin below 7500 ft- trinidad vicinity/western las animas county below 7500 ft- la junta vicinity/otero county-eastern las animas county- las animas vicinity/bent county-lamar vicinity/prowers county- springfield vicinity/baca county- including...canon city...penrose...walsenburg...trinidad... la junta...rocky ford...branson...kim...las animas...lamar... springfield...walsh 852 am mdt fri oct 5 2012 ...freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through saturday morning... a freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through saturday morning. * location...eastern fremont...huerfano...las animas... otero...bent...prowers and baca counties. * temperatures...lows of 27 to 31 degrees may occur late tonight through saturday morning as another cold front moves through the region. * impact...freezing temperatures will damage or kill unprotected vegetation. precautionary/preparedness actions... a freeze watch is issued when a prolonged period of subfreezing temperatures may develop. it may be necessary for you to protect crops or vegetation...and to drain exposed water pipes and irrigation systems.