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Hard Freeze Warning
Issued: 10:57 PM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Hard freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am CST
Wednesday...

* temperature... temperatures overnight and into Wednesday morning
will continue to fall into the single digits and lower teens.
Wind chill values will be a few degrees lower than the actual
temperature.

* Location... all of north and central Texas.

* Impacts... uninsulated pipes may burst due to the extreme cold.
The cold weather will present extreme danger to pets, plants,
livestock, and people. In addition, any light winds will
result in very low wind chill temperatures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A hard freeze warning means very cold temperatures of 10 degrees
or less are expected. These conditions may cause uninsulated and
exposed pipes to freeze and burst. To prevent freezing of pipes...
either wrap exposed pipes or allow faucets to slowly drip. Ensure
that irrigation systems are turned off and winterized.
Preparations should be made now to protect any plants that are
sensitive to these extreme temperatures. Also remember to provide
adequate shelter or arrangements for outdoor pets.

In addition, low wind chills are expected and individuals are
urged to dress in layers as frostbite or hypothermia may set in
quickly if skin is exposed to the frigid conditions for prolonged
periods of time.





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