URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service El Paso TX/ Santa Teresa NM 155 PM MST Sat Dec 11 2021 TXZ418-419-423-424-121600- /O.NEW.KEPZ.FZ.W.0003.211212T0900Z-211212T1600Z/ Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County- Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties- Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County- Including the cities of Downtown El Paso, West El Paso, Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs 155 PM MST Sat Dec 11 2021 ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY... * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected. * WHERE...El Paso metro area and the lower Rio Grande Valley to the southeast. * WHEN...From 2 AM to 9 AM MST Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A few of these areas outside the metro area have seen brief freezing temperatures this past week, but tonight the freeze will be colder and more widespread. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.
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