Hard Freeze Warning

Issued At: Sunday, 07 Oct 2012, 4:03 AM MDT
Expires At: Sunday, 07 Oct 2012, 9:00 AM MDT

Urgent - weather message national weather service denver co 403 am mdt sun oct 7 2012 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 403 am mdt sun oct 7 2012 ...hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 am mdt this morning... * temperature...temperatures will range from the upper teens to mid 20s. temperatures should rise above freezing by 9 am. * impacts...cold temperatures will bring an end to the growing season. damage may occur to hoses and unprotected irrigation systems. unprotected vegetation will freeze. precautionary/preparedness actions... a freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. these conditions will kill crops and other outdoor vegetation. if possible...move plants indoors to protect them from the cold. blankets may not provide enough protection from the very cold temperatures tonight.