Hard Freeze Warning
Statement as of 11:56 PM CST en Diciembre 06, 2013
... Hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 am CST
Saturday for southeast Oklahoma and a small part of adjacent
northeast Texas and southwest Arkansas...
* event... secondary surge of Arctic air will spill south across
the area after passing over a snow and icepack over Oklahoma and
Arkansas. Temperatures will fall into the lower and middle teens
across Red River County in northeast Texas... mc curtain County in
extreme southeast Oklahoma... and adjacent sections of southwest
Arkansas including Sevier and Howard counties. In addition...
north winds around 10 mph will result in dangerous wind
chills... that will range from minus 5 degrees to 7 degrees above
zero around daybreak.
* Timing... temperatures will fall into the teens... and slowly
climb into the twenties after 9 am CST Saturday.
* Impact... these very cold temperatures will result in freezing of
exposed pipes... and may cause them to burst. These temperatures
will also kill unprotected outdoor vegetation. Pets may need
additional bedding and fresh water. The winds can result in
frostbite on any exposed skin if outdoors for long lengths of
A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are
imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and
other sensitive vegetation.