“Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.” National Weather Service
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
Thu Oct 24 2019
A Freeze/Hard Freeze Warning is in effect after midnight for portions of Southeast New Mexico, western portions of the Permian Basin and the higher terrain of West Texas.
Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 30 expected.
* WHERE…Portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest and western Texas.
Including Southern Lea County-Dawson-Borden-Andrews-Martin-Loving-Winkler-Ward-Eastern Culberson County-Reeves County Plains-Marfa Plateau-Central Brewster County-Including the cities of Eunice, Jal, Lamesa, Gail, Andrews, Stanton, Mentone, Kermit, Monahans, Pecos, Marfa, Big Bend NP, Panther Junction, and Marathon
* IMPACTS…Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
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.