Hard Freeze Warning

Hard Freeze Warning
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POSTED: Friday, February 4, 2011 - 2:28pm

UPDATED: Friday, February 4, 2011 - 4:55pm

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1132 AM CST FRI FEB 4 2011

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO GRIP DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...

.ARCTIC AIR CONTINUES TO SPREAD INTO DEEP SOUTH TEXAS ON MODERATE
NORTH WINDS. THE STEADY SUPPLY OF COLD AIR WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES
BELOW FREEZING IN THE FORECAST TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

TXZ248>255-050200-
/O.CAN.KBRO.HZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-110204T1800Z/
/O.CON.KBRO.HZ.W.0003.110205T0200Z-110205T1500Z/
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZAPATA...HEBBRONVILLE...FALFURRIAS...
SARITA...RIO GRANDE CITY...ROMA...MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...
MISSION...WESLACO...RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...HARLINGEN
1132 AM CST FRI FEB 4 2011

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY...
...HARD FREEZE WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR TODAY...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY.

TONIGHT...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TO BETWEEN 22 AND 26 DEGREES AS
CLEAR SKIES AND RADIATIONAL COOLING MAINTAIN THE COLD WEATHER
PATTERN.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS A POTENTIALLY DEVASTATING FREEZE IS
LIKELY DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS. THIS MEANS AT LEAST
2 HOURS WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW 28 DEGREES...AND GENERALLY AT
LEAST 8 HOURS WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW 32. SUCH CONDITIONS WILL
KILL TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD
DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION TO CROPS.
 

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