Hard Freeze Warning

Issued At: Saturday, 06 Oct 2012, 1:52 AM MDT
Expires At: Sunday, 07 Oct 2012, 9:00 AM MDT

Urgent - weather message national weather service pueblo co 152 am mdt sat oct 6 2012 canon city vicinity/eastern fremont county- northern el paso countyrampart range below 7500 ft- colorado springs vicinityrampart range below 7400 ft-pueblo and vicinity/pueblo county below 6300 ft- walsenburg vicinity/upper huerfano river basin below 7500 ft- trinidad vicinity/western las animas county below 7500 ft- crowley county-la junta vicinity/otero county- eastern las animas county-western kiowa county- eastern kiowa county-las animas vicinity/bent county- lamar vicinitybaca county- including...canon city...penrose...black forest... air force academy...colorado springs...pueblo...walsenburg... trinidad...ordway...olney springs...la junta...rocky ford... branson...kim...eads...sheridan lake...las animas...lamar... springfield...walsh 152 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...low temperatures tonight will drop to between 28 to 32 degrees...with a few colder readings across northern el paso county. this will result in a light freeze across most of southeast colorado. temperatures will be even colder saturday night 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.