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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
210 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

AZZ020>028-CAZ031>033-291200-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
IMPERIAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...BOUSE...QUARTZSITE...
SALOME...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...NEW RIVER...
TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...CHANDLER...
FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...PHOENIX...
SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...GLOBE...MIAMI...SAN CARLOS...
SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD...ALSO INCLUDING APACHE...BARTLETT...
CANYON...HORSESHOE...ROOSEVELT...AND SAGUARO LAKES...
FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...SAN LUIS...SOMERTON...YUMA...DATELAND...TACNA...
WELLTON...GILA BEND...APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...
FLORENCE...BLYTHE...CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...
EAGLE MOUNTAIN...BRAWLEY...CALEXICO...EL CENTRO...GLAMIS...
IMPERIAL...AND THE SALTON SEA
210 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014 /110 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014/

...MAJOR WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

A MAJOR WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION EARLY
WEDNESDAY...SPREADING PRECIPITATION INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH MUCH
COOLER TEMPERATURES. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ACROSS
SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY ABOVE 2000 FEET. RAINFALL WILL MOVE INTO THE PHOENIX AREA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THE HIGHER ELEVATION LOCATIONS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF
PHOENIX WILL LIKELY SEE RAIN MIX WITH AND CHANGE OVER TO SNOW EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING. LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF GILA COUNTY.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TRAVEL LATER THIS WEEK...BE PREPARED FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF WINTRY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS BY LISTENING TO WEATHER
RADIO ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE BAND. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION IS
AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX ON THE
INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

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