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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:53 PM CST on December 06, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EST on December 06, 2016


... Sharply colder temperatures expected late Wednesday into Thursday...

Another Arctic cold front is expected to move across West Texas
during the afternoon on Wednesday. Behind the front... gusty north
winds will increase to 20 to 25 mph in the late evening Wednesday.
The combination of temperatures falling into the 20s and the
strong winds will produce wind chills in the single digits and
teens late Wednesday night and early Thursday.

Lows Thursday and Friday morning are forecast to be in the teens
to lower 20s. Highs on Thursday will hover around freezing on The
Caprock with slightly warmer temperatures in the mid to upper 30s
expected into the rolling plains.

Also... some brief light freezing drizzle or snow flurries could
develop for a few hours Thursday morning... although no travel
impacts are expected at this time.

Those with livestock... outdoor pets... and exposed plumbing
should plan accordingly and implement appropriate steps to
mitigate impacts from the cold weather. Also... if you have a
sprinkler system... please disable to prevent the icing of roadways
or sidewalks which could contribute to accidents.




253 PM CST Tue Dec 6 2016

... Sharply colder temperatures expected late Wednesday into Thursday...

Another Arctic cold front is expected to move across West Texas
during the afternoon on Wednesday. Behind the front... gusty north
winds will increase to 20 to 25 mph in the late evening Wednesday.
The combination of temperatures falling into the 20s and the
strong winds will produce wind chills in the single digits and
teens late Wednesday night and early Thursday.

Lows Thursday and Friday morning are forecast to be in the teens
to lower 20s. Highs on Thursday will hover around freezing on The
Caprock with slightly warmer temperatures in the mid to upper 30s
expected into the rolling plains.

Also... some brief light freezing drizzle or snow flurries could
develop for a few hours Thursday morning... although no travel
impacts are expected at this time.

Those with livestock... outdoor pets... and exposed plumbing
should plan accordingly and implement appropriate steps to
mitigate impacts from the cold weather. Also... if you have a
sprinkler system... please disable to prevent the icing of roadways
or sidewalks which could contribute to accidents.



253 PM CST Tue Dec 6 2016

... Sharply colder temperatures expected late Wednesday into Thursday...

Another Arctic cold front is expected to move across West Texas
during the afternoon on Wednesday. Behind the front... gusty north
winds will increase to 20 to 25 mph in the late evening Wednesday.
The combination of temperatures falling into the 20s and the
strong winds will produce wind chills in the single digits and
teens late Wednesday night and early Thursday.

Lows Thursday and Friday morning are forecast to be in the teens
to lower 20s. Highs on Thursday will hover around freezing on The
Caprock with slightly warmer temperatures in the mid to upper 30s
expected into the rolling plains.

Also... some brief light freezing drizzle or snow flurries could
develop for a few hours Thursday morning... although no travel
impacts are expected at this time.

Those with livestock... outdoor pets... and exposed plumbing
should plan accordingly and implement appropriate steps to
mitigate impacts from the cold weather. Also... if you have a
sprinkler system... please disable to prevent the icing of roadways
or sidewalks which could contribute to accidents.




406 am CST Tue Dec 6 2016

... Sharply colder temperatures expected overnight Wednesday...

The second of two cold fronts to impact West Texas will arrive
Wednesday afternoon bringing sharply colder temperatures by
Thursday morning. Lows in the teens are expected on The Caprock
with the lower 20s elsewhere. Wind chill values will be in the
single digits area wide by Thursday morning. Highs on Thursday
will hover around freezing on The Caprock with slightly warmer
temperatures in the mid to upper 30s expected into the rolling
plains.

Those with livestock... Dairy... ranching... outdoor pet... plumbing... and
sensitive vegetation concerns should plan accordingly and
implement appropriate steps to mitigate impacts from the cold
weather. Also... if you have a sprinklers... please disable the
system to prevent the icing of roadways or sidewalks which could
contribute to accidents.






406 am CST Tue Dec 6 2016

... Sharply colder temperatures expected overnight Wednesday...

The second of two cold fronts to impact West Texas will arrive
Wednesday afternoon bringing sharply colder temperatures by
Thursday morning. Lows in the teens are expected on The Caprock
with the lower 20s elsewhere. Wind chill values will be in the
single digits area wide by Thursday morning. Highs on Thursday
will hover around freezing on The Caprock with slightly warmer
temperatures in the mid to upper 30s expected into the rolling
plains.

Those with livestock... Dairy... ranching... outdoor pet... plumbing... and
sensitive vegetation concerns should plan accordingly and
implement appropriate steps to mitigate impacts from the cold
weather. Also... if you have a sprinklers... please disable the
system to prevent the icing of roadways or sidewalks which could
contribute to accidents.





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