Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
443 AM MST Sat Feb 18 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-
443 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for Apache...Coconino...
Northern Gila...Navajo...and Yavapai Counties in Northern
Arizona.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Precipitation coverage and intensity will increase through the day along
and south of the Mogollon Rim as a wet Pacific storm moves into
the region. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Yavapai and
northern Gila Counties through Sunday afternoon, where 1 to 2
inches of rain is forecast. Snow levels through mid evening will
range from around 7000 feet to 8000 feet, with most accumulations
remaining above 7500 feet. Snow levels will lower by mid to late
evening to 6000 to 6500 feet with winter driving conditions
possible. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 5 PM today
to 5 PM Sunday for the Mogollon Rim and White Mountains above 6000
feet. It will also be windy through this afternoon and a Wind
Advisory is in effect for western Coconino County with gusts 40 to
50 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

Flash Flood Watch will continue through Sunday afternoon in
Yavapai and northern Gila counties. Precipitation will persist
through Sunday afternoon with snow levels around 6000 feet. A
Winter Weather Advisory continues through Sunday afternoon for the
Mogollon Rim and White Mountains. A drying trend to return
starting Monday.

Those planning travel across the region this weekend should
monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared for snowy conditions
if traveling across higher elevation areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.


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