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Freeze Watch
Issued: 9:12 PM MST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Freeze watch in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday
... Freeze watch in effect from late Sunday night through Monday

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a freeze watch,
which is in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday
morning and also from late Sunday night through Monday morning.

* Impacts... freezing temperatures will likely damage sensitive
crops and vegetation. Outdoor water pipes may need to be
wrapped, drained or allowed to drip slowly to prevent possible

* Temperatures... minimum temperatures in the upper 20s to 32
degrees are forecast to occur across south central Pinal
County, the tohono o'odham nation and eastern Pima County
including the Tucson Metro area.

* Timing... temperatures falling below freezing after both midnight
Sunday and Monday continuing both mornings until 9 am. The
coldest temperatures each morning is expected to occur between
4 am and 8 am.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards icon

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.
To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water
pipes... pipes should be wrapped... drained... or allowed to drip

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