338  
WWUS74 KMAF 160804  
NPWMAF  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
304 AM CDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
 
NMZ029-161300-  
/O.CON.KMAF.FZ.W.0002.211016T0900Z-211016T1300Z/  
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF TATUM  
204 AM MDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
   
..FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM MDT THIS MORNING
 
 
* WHAT...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS 31 EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...NORTHERN LEA COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...FROST AND FREEZE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS, OTHER  
SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND POSSIBLY DAMAGE UNPROTECTED OUTDOOR  
PLUMBING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE STEPS NOW TO PROTECT TENDER PLANTS FROM THE COLD. TO PREVENT  
FREEZING AND POSSIBLE BURSTING OF OUTDOOR WATER PIPES THEY SHOULD  
BE WRAPPED, DRAINED, OR ALLOWED TO DRIP SLOWLY. THOSE THAT HAVE  
IN-GROUND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS SHOULD DRAIN THEM AND COVER ABOVE-  
GROUND PIPES TO PROTECT THEM FROM FREEZING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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