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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Thursday April 11th, 2019 :: 03:32 a.m. MDT

Advisory

Freeze Warning until 10:00AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM MDT Friday. The Freeze Watch is no longer in effect. A Freeze Warning also remains in effect through 10 AM this morning.

* LOCATIONS...Including the cities of Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Montrose, Hotchkiss, Delta, Gateway, and Nucla.

* TEMPERATURES...Low temperatures will drop into the upper 20s and low 30s this morning. Temperatures will once again drop into the mid to upper 20s late this evening through early Friday morning.

* TIMING...The coldest temperatures are expected early this morning shortly after sunrise, as well as early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Sensitive vegetation and swamp coolers will be impacted by sub-freezing temperatures.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GRAND VALLEY ... DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR ... PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER ... CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN

Instructions:

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

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Address/Location
Dolores County Emergency Alert System
8477 Rd 7.7
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-677-2929

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Freeze Warning

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