Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
251 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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WHITE MOUNTAINS-
251 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM FRIDAY TO 5 PM MST
SATURDAY ABOVE 8000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
FRIDAY TO 5 PM MST SATURDAY.

* TIMING AND SNOW LEVELS...SNOWFALL SHOULD DEVELOP EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS AREA ABOVE 9000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS
  ARE EXPECTED TO LOWER TO 8500 FEET BY SUNSET FRIDAY AND DROP TO
  7500 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL SHOULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  ABOVE 8500 FEET AFTER 12 PM FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
  BETWEEN 8500 FEET AND 9500 FEET WITH 18 TO 30 INCHES OF SNOW
  ABOVE 9500 FEET.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ABOVE 8500 FEET INCLUDING HIGHWAYS
  191...260..261...AND 273 WILL BE AFFECTED BY HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW. DRIVING WILL BE
DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. IF POSSIBLE...POSTPONE TRAVELING IN
THE WARNING AREA UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL TAKE
EMERGENCY SUPPLIES. TELL OTHERS YOUR TRAVEL ROUTE. FOR THE LATEST
ROAD CONDITIONS AND/OR CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY MANAGEMENT
SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT WWW.AZ511.COM.
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV.FLAGSTAFF.

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