Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
824 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

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WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HANNAGAN MEADOW, MOUNT GRAHAM,
MOUNT LEMMON, AND SUMMERHAVEN
824 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...Moderate to heavy snow will cause low visibility and
  snow covered roads. Expect hazardous driving conditions above
  7500 feet. Road restrictions or closures may occur.

* TIMING...Periods of snow showers continuing through this
  afternoon gradually ending tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Storm totals of 10 to 16 inches above 7500
  feet, with higher amounts on south facing slopes.

* SNOW LEVELS...6000 to 6500 feet this morning rising to 6500 to
  7000 feet this afternoon.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means heavy snow accumulations are expected.
Gusty winds and blowing snow are also possible. This will make
travel very difficult or impossible...especially in the mountains.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial television or radio
stations...or your cable television service provider for updates
on this Winter Storm.

&&

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CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
824 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* IMPACTS...Moderate to occasionally heavy snow will cause low
  visibility and snow covered roads. Expect hazardous driving
  conditions above 7500 feet. Road restrictions or closures may
  occur.

* TIMING...Periods of snow showers continuing through this
  afternoon gradually ending tonight.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 to 9 inches above 7500 feet, with higher
  amounts on south facing slopes.

* SNOW LEVELS...6000 to 6500 feet this morning rising to 6500 to
  7000 feet this afternoon.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit
  weather.gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow are likely
which will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial television or radio
stations...or your cable television service provider for updates
on this Winter Storm.

&&

$$


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