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Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
548 AM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Freeze
Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Sunday
* LOCATION...Sheltered areas immediately along the middle Rio
Grande River valley from Corrales, Los Ranchos, Isleta Pueblo,
Los Lunas, and Belen.
* TIMING...Temperatures are expected to fall close to freezing
between 2 AM and 8 AM MDT Sunday morning with minimum
temperatures generally occurring shortly after sunrise between 7
AM and 8 AM MDT.
* TEMPERATURES...Minimum temperatures will range between 26 to 33
in sheltered areas immediately along the Rio Grande River. Some
surrounding areas of the Albuquerque metro area will likely
hover a few degrees above freezing in the mid 30s.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Agricultural interests can expect freezing
temperatures which may damage sensitive vegetation or crops
immediately along the Rio Grande River. Irrigation pipes and
water supply lines to evaporative coolers may freeze and become
A Freeze Watch means conditions are favorable for a hazardous
freeze event in and close to the watch area. Monitor the latest
forecasts at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or
your favorite media outlet.