Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
341 AM MST MON JAN 23 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-
341 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE THIRD OF THREE STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW, AS
WELL AS STRONG WINDS, TO NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY. RAIN AND SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE DAY. THE
BEST CHANCES FOR HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL BE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MOST LOCATIONS ABOVE
6000 FEET. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MOST LOCATIONS
ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET.

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

FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS PLEASE CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS
AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO LAST THROUGH THE EARLY HOURS OF
TUESDAY MORNING WITH WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS REMAINING IN EFFECT
UNTIL NOON TUESDAY FOR MOST LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

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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