Should you blow out your sprinklers before tomorrow’s storm?

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DENVER, Colorado — The incoming winter storm that is forecast to arrive on the Front Range Thursday and Friday has many Coloradans wondering if they should blow out their sprinkler lines early.

While the storm will be a little colder than we are used to seeing with our October storms, (into the teens for a couple of hours) it won’t be cold enough to freeze irrigation pipes that are buried under 8-12 inches of dirt, which acts as an insulator, especially with daytime highs in the upper 70s the day before the storm.

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