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  • Freeze Warning for Santa Catalina and Rincon Mountains including Mount Lemmon, Summerhaven County, Arizona
  • Freeze Warning issued December 01 at 2:41AM MST until December 01 at 9:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 2:41 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 9 a.m.
  • ...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS MORNING...
    ...FREEZE WATCH IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS CANCELLED THE FREEZE
    WATCH.
    * IMPACTS...A PERIOD OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL AFFECT
    SENSITIVE VEGETATION. OUTDOOR WATER PIPES MAY ALSO NEED TO BE
    WRAPPED...DRAINED...OR ALLOWED TO DRIP SLOWLY TO PREVENT
    POSSIBLE BURSTING.
    * TEMPERATURES...LOWEST TEMPERATURES GENERALLY RANGING FROM 28 TO 32
    DEGREES ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN PIMA
    COUNTY...WHICH INCLUDES THE TUCSON METRO AREA...SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH
    CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY...AND CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY INCLUDING THE TOHONO
    O`ODHAM NATION. ISOLATED COLD-PRONE LOCATIONS MAY EXPERIENCE
    TEMPERATURES BELOW 28 DEGREES.
    * TIMING...TEMPERATURES SHOULD BOTTOM OUT AROUND 7 AM THIS MORNING
    WITH FREEZING OR BELOW TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THROUGH AROUND 9 AM AS
    THE MORNING WARMING BEGINS. WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL BE A DEGREE OR
    TWO WARMER WITH AREAS OF FREEZING OR BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES
    AGAIN EXPECTED. HOWEVER FREEZE WARNINGS ARE INTENDED TO BE FOR THE
    FIRST OCCURRENCE OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES OR FREEZING TEMPERATURES
    REOCCURRING AFTER A LONG PERIOD OF WARM WEATHER. THEREFORE...IN
    LIGHT OF RECENT LOW TEMPERATURES THIS CRITERIA HAS BEEN MET AND THE
    WATCH FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
    * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
    WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB