Freeze warning in effect

The overnight low this morning in Parker was 23 degrees, observed at around 7:45am. It’s part of a nationwide cold front in which 30 states are blanketed by snow in the worst winter storm in decades.

A freeze warning was issued by the National Weather Service for a wide area of desert communities and lasts until 10am:

* IMPACTS: BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD RESULT IN RUPTURED PLASTIC IRRIGATION PIPES AND COULD DESTROY CITRUS OR OTHER CROPS AND FROST SENSITIVE PLANTS.

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL DESTROY OR DAMAGE CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION. PROTECT YOUR PETS AND COVER YOUR FROST SENSITIVE PLANTS.

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