Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
505 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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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-
505 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS NORTHERN
ARIZONA TODAY. EXPECT SEVERAL HOURS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND
SNOW WITH HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AND ACCUMULATING
ABOVE 6000 FEET. ALTHOUGH SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT RELATIVELY
HIGH...THEY WILL FALL QUICKLY TO 5500-6000 FEET BEHIND THE FRONT.
THE FRONT WILL REACH WESTERN YAVAPAI AND COCONINO COUNTIES THIS
MORNING...THE I-17 CORRIDOR BY LATE MORNING...AND EASTERN ARIZONA
THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ALONG THE FRONT WILL CAUSE
AREAS BLOWING SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE FRONT ACROSS NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA TODAY
WHERE A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH (SEE
PHXNPWFGZ FOR DETAILS). A VARIETY OF WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS ARE
IN EFFECT TODAY...PLEASE SEE PHXWSWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

COLDER AND DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO ARIZONA MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY...WITH LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. SOME
OF THE HEAVIER SHOWERS MAY PRODUCE ADDITIONAL LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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