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  • Freeze Warning for Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista, Benson County, Arizona
  • Freeze Warning issued April 03 at 8:38AM MST until April 04 at 8:00AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 8:38 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • LATE SEASON FREEZING CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TONIGHT IN THE
    LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA. THE LAST
    FREEZE EVENT IMPACTING THESE LOWER ELEVATION AREAS OCCURRED
    NEARLY THREE WEEKS AGO. WARMER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS OVER THE
    PAST THREE WEEKS HAVE LED MANY CROPS TO EXPERIENCE EARLY BUD
    DEVELOPMENT. THUS...THE FREEZING CONDITIONS TONIGHT POSE A RISK
    TO THE AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARIZONA IN THE AREAS
    HIGHLIGHTED BY THIS WARNING.
    ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 8 AM MST FRIDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 8 AM MST FRIDAY.
    * IMPACTS...EXISTING AGRICULTURE CROPS WITH EARLY SEASON BUD
    DEVELOPMENT MAY EXPERIENCE DAMAGE TONIGHT IF PREVENTATIVE
    ACTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
    * NON-AGRICULTURE IMPACTS...THESE FREEZING CONDITIONS WILL POSE A
    RISK TO OUTDOOR VEGETATION...EXPOSED PIPES AND PETS. WRAP
    EXPOSED PIPES WITH INSULATION...COVER OUTDOOR PLANTS OR BRING
    THEM INDOORS IF POSSIBLE.
    * TEMPERATURES...28 TO 32 DEGREE TEMPERATURES ARE ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.
    * TIMING...FREEZING CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AS EARLY AS 1 AM AND
    LAST UNTIL AFTER SUNRISE...OR AROUND 8 AM.
    * FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
    WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB