... Freeze warning remains in effect until 8 am MST Tuesday...
A freeze warning remains in effect until 8 am MST Tuesday.
* Affected areas... the lower Colorado River valley including the city
of Parker... parts of west central and central Arizona including the
communities of Quartzsite... Wickenburg... Buckeye... and the outer
suburbs of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
* Timing for freeze warning... temperatures tonight will fall
rapidly due to very dry air... possibly lowering to freezing after
* Temperature... potentially as low as 24 to 30 degrees in La Paz
County... and to as low as 28 to 32 degrees in the colder areas of
the greater Phoenix area.
* Impacts... several hours of below freezing temperatures can kill
sensitive vegetation and crops. Pets and livestock may be at risk
if not properly sheltered. Persons participating in outdoor
activities and not prepared for the cold weather may be at risk for
A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will destroy or damage crops and
other sensitive vegetation.