Hard Freeze Warning issued for Southwest Utah

SOUTHWEST UTAH – The National Weather Service has issued a “Hard Freeze Warning” in effect from midnight Tuesday  to 9 a.m. Wednesday for Beaver, Iron and Washington Counties, including in particular the cities of Beaver, Cedar City and Milford.

Dots denote areas subject to Hard Freeze warning at 12 a.m., Southern Utah, April 15, 2015| Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News
Dots denote areas subject to Hard Freeze warning at 12 a.m., Southern Utah, April 15, 2015| Image courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News

Temperatures

Low temperatures will be in the mid to low 20s.

Impacts

A hard freeze warning means subfreezing temperatures are possible.

These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation if they are left unprotected.

Additional Impacts

Subfreezing temperatures will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation if they are left unprotected.

Snow and wind occurring

Strong and gusty northwest winds are expected to continue until 10 p.m. The high wind warning include speeds from 40 mph up to 58 mph and could potentially lead to property damage. High profiled vehicles can be especially difficult to control and motorists should take extra caution on bridges, overpasses and in unsheltered areas.

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