Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1237 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM
1237 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO NOON MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO NOON
MST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  OVER HIGHER TERRAIN. IN ADDITION...ROAD CLOSURES TO MOUNTAIN TOP
  LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL DEVELOP EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO SATURDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE
  FROM 20 TO 26 INCHES ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN
  GREENLEE COUNTY...WHICH INCLUDES HANNAGAN MEADOW. SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 18 TO 24 INCHES ACROSS THE
  PINALENO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTH CENTRAL GRAHAM COUNTY...INCLUDING
  MT. GRAHAM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS FRIDAY MORNING WILL BE AROUND 8500 TO
  9000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL THEN LOWER TO AROUND 8000 FRIDAY
  EVENING...AND CONTINUE TO LOWER TO BETWEEN 7000 AND 7500 FEET BY
  MIDDAY SATURDAY. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW WILL BE ABOVE 8000
  FEET.

* 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.

LISTEN 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
1237 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO NOON MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO NOON MST
SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  OVER HIGHER TERRAIN. IN ADDITION...ROAD CLOSURES TO MOUNTAIN TOP
  LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING...
  THEN CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE
  FROM 12 TO 16 INCHES ACROSS THE CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS
  NEAR TUCSON.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS FRIDAY MORNING WILL BE AROUND 9000
  FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL THEN LOWER TO AROUND 8000 FRIDAY
  EVENING...AND CONTINUE TO LOWER TO BETWEEN 7000 AND 7500 FEET BY
  MIDDAY SATURDAY. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW WILL BE ABOVE 8000
  FEET.

* 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.

LISTEN 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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