Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
246 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM
246 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 6500 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 6500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH
  BLOWING SNOW DUE TO STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL BE INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 12 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 6500 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ABOVE
  8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...FALLING TO 7000 FEET BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON. BY
  MIDNIGHT...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AT OR BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING WESTERLY THIS EVENING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED. GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL TELEVISION OR RADIO
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE PROVIDER FOR UPDATES
ON THIS WINTER STORM.

&&

$$

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CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
246 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM MST
TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ALONG WITH WINDS OF
  30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS...WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW CONTINUING INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 7000 FEET. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...FALLING TO 7000 FEET LATER THIS AFTERNOON. BY
  MIDNIGHT SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AT OR BELOW 6500 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
  BECOMING MORE WESTERLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE LIKELY
WHICH WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

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