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WWUS74 KMAF 080951  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
351 AM CST FRI DEC 8 2017  
 
...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING FOR  
THE SOUTHERN PERMIAN BASIN, STOCKTON PLATEAU, PRESIDIO VALLEY, BIG  
BEND AREA, AND TERRELL COUNTY...  
 
.A COLD, DRY AIRMASS HAS SETTLED OVER WEST TEXAS THIS MORNING.  
CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS HAVE ALLOWED THE FIRST HARD FREEZE OF  
FALL OVER MUCH OF WEST TEXAS.  
 
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CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CRANE, MCCAMEY, RANKIN, BIG LAKE,  
FORT STOCKTON, PRESIDIO, BIG BEND NP, MARATHON, DRYDEN,  
AND SANDERSON  
351 AM CST FRI DEC 8 2017  
   
..HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A HARD  
FREEZE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...10 TO 28 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...UNSHELTERED PETS MAY FREEZE, AND SENSITIVE PLANTS  
MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF LEFT OUTDOORS UNPROTECTED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR  
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL UNSHELTERED PETS,  
CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.  
 
A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS WIDESPREAD TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW  
28 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED WITH SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED  
FOR SEVERAL HOURS. TO PREVENT FREEZING AND POSSIBLE BURSTING OF  
OUTDOOR WATER PIPES, THEY SHOULD BE WRAPPED, DRAINED OR ALLOWED  
TO DRIP SLOWLY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL ALSO KILL CROPS AND OTHER  
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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