Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet (NMZ415) New Mexico Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Freeze Warning Freeze Warning - Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet (New Mexico)


Updated:Mon, 15-Oct-2018 5:56am MDT
Effective:Mon, 15-Oct-2018 5:56am MDT
Expires:Mon, 15-Oct-2018 9:00am MDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet
 
Instructions: A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Message summary: ...Freezing Temperatures Expected for the Sacramento Mountains this morning...
...Strong Winds Expected over the Western Slopes of the Franklin Mountains and Hueco Tanks...
.A cold front pushed across southern New Mexico and far west Texas this morning. This cold front has allowed temperatures in the Sacramento Mountains to drop below freezing. Low temperatures will continue in the upper 20`s to near 30 across much of the Sacramento Mountains through mid morning. Temperatures will not rise much during the day and there is a threat for light snow above 8000 feet. Strong winds will also affect the western slopes of the Franklin Mountains and Hueco Tanks. Wind speeds will be between 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph for much of the day.
...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS MORNING...
* TEMPERATURE...Temperatures will continue in the upper 20s to near 30 in the Sacramento Mountains this morning.
* IMPACTS...The cold temperatures may damage or kill crops and other vegetation. Dangerous conditions may exist for pets kept outside.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone NMZ415

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