Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
309 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

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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-
309 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THE THIRD OF THREE STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW, AS
WELL AS STRONG WINDS, TO NORTHERN ARIZONA STARTING TODAY. RAIN
AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE
DAY. THE BEST CHANCES FOR HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL BE FROM LATE
THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT. A WINTER STORM WARNING
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MOST LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS PLEASE CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS AT:
WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP DOWNWIND OF TERRAIN
FEATURES INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 89 CORRIDOR FROM DONEY PARK TO
CAMERON...AND THE HOUSEROCK VALLEY ALONG HIGHWAY 89A EAST OF
JACOB LAKE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BRING RAIN AND SNOW, AS WELL AS
VERY STRONG WINDS, TO NORTHERN ARIZONA MONDAY AND EARLY TUESDAY.
THE BEST CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL END EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND
SLICK ROADS. VISIBILITIES COULD ALSO BE SEVERELY REDUCED DUE TO
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

CLEARING IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY, BUT VERY COLD MORNING LOW
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEK. LOW TEMPERATURES IN
THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF
NORTHERN ARIZONA`S HIGH COUNTRY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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