Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
459 AM MST TUE JAN 17 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-
459 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOOK FOR PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING, PARTICULARLY FROM THE MOGOLLON
RIM SOUTH AND EAST THROUGH THE WHITE MOUNTAINS. A FEW LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY MAINLY EAST OF A HEBER TO
WINDOW ROCK LINE. THE HIGHEST PEAKS OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS COULD
SEE UP TO AN INCH OF NEW SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A COLD AND WET PATTERN WILL DEVELOP FROM THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY
OF NEXT WEEK. THE FIRST COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH MODERATE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS. GENERALLY 2 TO
6 INCHES OF SNOW ARE FORECAST ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH LESSER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE DOWN TO 5000 FEET.

THE SECOND SYSTEM LOOKS COLDER AND WETTER AND WILL AFFECT
NORTHERN ARIZONA FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 4500 FEET FROM FRIDAY EVENING
INTO SATURDAY. A THIRD SYSTEM MAY CROSS THE NORTHLAND SOMETIME
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN AND SNOW.

STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES THIS WEEK. RAIN AND SNOW AMOUNTS, SNOW
LEVELS AND THE NEED FOR ANY WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES, WATCHES OR
WARNINGS WILL BE DETERMINED AS EACH SYSTEM DRAWS CLOSER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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