Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
501 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-311230-
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-
501 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING A MOIST SUBTROPICAL AIR MASS INTO
NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS
AND SNOW AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN NORTHERN ARIZONA. RAINFALL
TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM A HALF INCH TO 2 INCHES...WITH
THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 18 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 9000 FEET.

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN AN AROUND THE WINDOW ROCK AREA THIS
MORNING BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO RAIN. DUE TO THE WARM TEMPERATURES
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT WITH MOST ACCUMULATIONS QUICKLY
MELTING OFF.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WHITE MOUNTAINS ABOVE
8500 FEET THROUGH 5 PM SATURDAY. SEE TEXT PRODUCT PHXWSWFGZ FOR
DETAILS. SNOW LEVEL PROJECTIONS ARE FOR NORTHERN ARIZONA ARE: AT
AND ABOVE 8500 FEET THROUGH SUNSET FRIDAY AND THEN LOWER TO AROUND
7000 TO 7500 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY WITH THE BEST
CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION ACROSS YAVAPAI COUNTY...MOGOLLON
RIM...NORTHERN GILA COUNTY...AND THE WHITE MOUNTAINS.

A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE IS FORECAST TO BUILD INTO THE REGION ON
SUNDAY WITH DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY OF
NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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