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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
238 PM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

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SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
238 PM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING ABOVE 5500 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SNOW FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOW POTENTIALLY ABOVE ONE FOOT
  ABOVE 5500 FEET

* AFFECTED AREA...HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY

* SNOW LEVELS...FALLING TO NEAR 4500-5000 FEET WITH HEAVIEST SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 5500 FT

* MAIN IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY MAKE DRIVING
  CONDITIONS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHERN
  GILA COUNTY


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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