Cold snap wreaks havoc
Record lows leave many without essential services
Cold snap 1
Spray from a broken water line no doubt caused the ice bath over the desert flora near the 16th tee of the El Conquistador golf course at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Country Club. Oro Valley resident Stan Winetrobe captured this sparkling image.
Cold snap 2
Last Thursday, as the temperature dropped well below freezing overnight, an automatic sprinkler system covered the landscaping in front of Casas Adobes Professional Plaza with ice. The complex near Oracle and Ina roads was one of many areas in the northwest that was affected by the low temperatures.