Weather Alerts for Cochise County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Freeze Watch  FREEZE WATCH   Freeze Watch
COCHISE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Cochise County Below 5000 Feet including Douglas, Willcox - Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton, Safford - Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista, Benson
Effective: Tue, 5/21 3:00am Updated: Sun, 5/19 9:30pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue, 5/21 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING FOR THE SULPHUR SPRINGS VALLEY OF COCHISE AND GRAMAM
COUNTIES ALONG WITH AREAS ACROSS NORTHEAST SANTA CRUZ COUNTY...
The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Freeze Watch,
which is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday
morning.
* IMPACTS...These temperatures can kill and damage sensitive and
unprotected plants and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
* TEMPERATURES...Morning low temperatures between 30 and 32
degrees with very localized and sheltered spots possibly down as
low as 28 degrees.
* TIMING...Freezing temperatures between 3 am and 7 am with the
coldest temperatures occurring between 430 am and 6 am.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
weather.gov/Tucson and click on the Detailed Hazards Icon

Information:
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
slowly.