Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
245 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

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KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
245 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY...

STRONG SOUTH WINDS FROM 20-35 MPH WITH GUSTS FROM 40 TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS COCONINO COUNTY AND MUCH OF YAVAPAI COUNTIES WHERE
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. SEE PHXNPWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR AREAS
BELOW 6000 FEET FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN ARIZONA. SEE PHXRFWFGZ
FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL AFFECT THROUGH NORTHERN
ARIZONA FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING FROM 40 TO 50 MPH WILL
CONTINUE FRIDAY ACROSS NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES. ANOTHER WIND
ADVISORY MAY BE ISSUED.

COLD AND SHOWERY WEATHER WILL DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
AS THIS SYSTEM SETTLES OVER ARIZONA. SNOW LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO
DROP TO BETWEEN 7000 TO 8000 FEET FOR THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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