Lea County, New Mexico
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Freeze Watch
Eddy County Plains-Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-
Southern Lea County-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Marfa Plateau-
Including the cities of Artesia, Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns NP,
Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal, Van Horn, Alpine,
Fort Davis, and Marfa
454 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017 /354 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017/


* TEMPERATURE...28 to 32 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Take precautions to protects sensitive people, plants,
and pets. Freezing temperatures can kill unprotected plants and
result in damage to crops.


A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.



Special Weather Statement
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-
Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Davis/Apache Mountains Area-
Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-Big Bend Area-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Andrews, Stanton, Big Spring,
Colorado City, Van Horn, Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake, Alpine,
Fort Davis, Fort Stockton, Presidio, Marfa, Big Bend NP,
Marathon, Dryden, Sanderson, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
129 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /1229 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

...Sharply colder temperatures including a late season freeze
expected for portions of the region Saturday night/Sunday

An intense upper level trough will send a strong cold front
through the area Saturday evening. Temperatures will fall quickly
into the 30's and 40's Saturday night. Record lows will be
possible with the coldest temperatures across northern portions of
Lea county and the higher terrain of the Guadalupe and Davis
Mountains. In these areas, a light, late season freeze is expected
with lows Sunday morning in the upper 20's and low 30's. Many of
these locations have yet to fully green-up, but any sensitive
plants should be covered or protected. Strong northerly winds will
also create wind chills mostly in the teens and 20's areawide
Sunday morning.


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