Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
617 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017


...HEAVY SNOWFALL TONIGHT ABOVE 5500 FEET...

.A STRONG AND COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS ARIZONA
TONIGHT BRINGING HEAVY SNOW AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS TO AREAS
ABOVE 5500 FEET FROM THE KAIBAB PLATEAU THROUGH THE MOGOLLON RIM
AND WHITE MOUNTAINS. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

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EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAPPY JACK...SHOW LOW...GREER
617 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* TIMING...EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW INTENSITY OVERNIGHT WITH AREAS
  OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. STEADY SNOW WILL BECOME SHOWERY AGAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON
  WITH HEAVY SNOW STILL POSSIBLE.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...DEPENDING ON YOUR
  LOCATION WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...EXPECT 8 TO 16 INCHES
  BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000 FEET AND 12 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 6 PM MST THIS EVENING UNTIL 6 PM MST
  SATURDAY...

         ALPINE  8 TO 12 INCHES    FOREST LAKES 13 TO 19 INCHES
HEBER-OVERGAARD  7 TO 11 INCHES PINE-STRAWBERRY  7 TO 11 INCHES
 PINETOP-LKSIDE  9 TO 15 INCHES        SHOW LOW  8 TO 12 INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT
WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

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KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-COCONINO PLATEAU-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACOB LAKE...GRAND CANYON VILLAGE...
VALLE...FLAGSTAFF
617 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* TIMING...EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW INTENSITY OVERNIGHT WITH AREAS
  OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. SNOW WILL BECOME SHOWERY AGAIN BY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH HEAVY SNOW STILL POSSIBLE.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...DEPENDING ON YOUR
  LOCATION WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...EXPECT 8 TO 16 INCHES
  BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000 FEET AND 12 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 6 PM MST THIS EVENING UNTIL NOON MST
  SATURDAY...

     DONEY PARK  5 TO 9  INCHES       FLAGSTAFF  8 TO 12 INCHES
   GRAND CANYON  4 TO 6  INCHES      JACOB LAKE  5 TO 9  INCHES
      NORTH RIM  6 TO 10 INCHES           VALLE  4 TO 8  INCHES
       WILLIAMS  9 TO 13 INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT
WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$

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YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
617 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY
ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* TIMING...EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW INTENSITY OVERNIGHT WITH AREAS
  OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. SNOW WILL BECOME SHOWERY AGAIN BY SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON WITH HEAVY SNOW STILL POSSIBLE.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...DEPENDING ON YOUR
  LOCATION WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...EXPECT 8 TO 16 INCHES
  BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000 FEET AND 12 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT
WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$

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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINDOW ROCK...GANADO...ST. JOHNS...
SPRINGERVILLE
617 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL TO INCREASE IN INTENSITY THIS EVENING
  AND CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. SNOWFALL TO DECREASE IN INTENSITY
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF NEW
  SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT...AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO SATURDAY
  MORNING. SEE DETAILS BELOW OR CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST
  AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 6 PM MST THIS EVENING UNTIL NOON MST
  SATURDAY...

EAGAR-SPRGRVLLE  4 TO 8  INCHES          GANADO  3 TO 5  INCHES
    SAINT JOHNS  1 TO 2  INCHES     WINDOW ROCK  4 TO 6  INCHES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FALLING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

PLAN EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT
WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$



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