Freeze Watch

Issued At: Sunday, 07 Oct 2012, 8:52 AM MDT
Expires At: Monday, 08 Oct 2012, 9:00 AM MDT

Urgent - weather message national weather service pueblo co 852 am mdt sun oct 7 2012 crowley county-western kiowa county-eastern kiowa county- lamar vicinity/prowers county- including...ordway...olney springs...eads...sheridan lake...lamar 852 am mdt sun oct 7 2012 ...freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through monday morning... ...hard freeze warning will expire at 9 am mdt this morning... the hard freeze warning will expire at 9 am mdt this morning. a freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through monday morning. * location...crowley...kiowa...and prowers counties. * temperatures...persistent cloud cover kept temperatures just above freezing for most areas this morning. however...clearing skies will likely lead to colder temperatures tonight with readings possibly dropping into the 20s to around 30 by early monday morning. * impact...these temperatures will damage or kill unprotected vegetation. they may also freeze exposed pipes and irrigation systems. 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.