Freeze Warning For Tuesday Morning

5/30/22 Monday 2:15 pm
This is going to be very close. The models are showing 34 at DRO overnight. However, they are showing many mid-elevation areas as well as areas around Ignacio, Mancos, and Trimble into the upper 20s.
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
158 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2022

COZ002-005-008-021>023-311500-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FZ.W.0011.220531T0600Z-220531T1500Z/
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CRAIG, HAYDEN, MEEKER, STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, EAGLE, EDWARDS, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CARBONDALE, CORTEZ, DOVE CREEK, MANCOS, DURANGO, BAYFIELD, IGNACIO, AND PAGOSA SPRINGS
158 PM MDT MON MAY 30 2022

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY…

* WHAT…SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS 29 EXPECTED.

* WHERE…CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN, UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN, CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN, FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER, ANIMAS RIVER BASIN AND SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN.

* WHEN…FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT TUESDAY.

* 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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