Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
324 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016


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KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACOB LAKE...FREDONIA...
GRAND CANYON VILLAGE
324 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY
ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE ACROSS
  THE KAIBAB PLATEAU AND GRAND CANYON COUNTRY THIS MORNING AND
  PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 6 TO 18 INCHES
  OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. LOWER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
  BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET. CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST
  AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* SNOWFALL FORECAST FROM 5 AM MST TODAY UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

       FREDONIA  1 TO 3  INCHES    GRAND CANYON  6 TO 10 INCHES
     JACOB LAKE 12 TO 18 INCHES       NORTH RIM 14 TO 20 INCHES

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING SNOW WITH WIND GUSTS FROM 35 TO 45 MPH
  AT TIMES...MAY LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN NEAR ZERO
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THESE CONDITIONS WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT
  IMPACTS ON TRAVEL...MAKING TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND 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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COCONINO PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
BLACK MESA AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLE...WINDOW ROCK...GANADO...
FLAGSTAFF...HAPPY JACK...SHOW LOW...GREER
324 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE LATE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. SNOW
  LEVELS WILL START OUT AROUND 6500 TO 7000 FEET SUNDAY
  EVENING...THEN FALL TO AROUND 4000 FEET DURING THE DAY MONDAY.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 5 TO 15 INCHES
  OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED AT ELEVATIONS MAINLY ABOVE 5000...
  WITH LESSER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS DOWN TO 4000 FEET. SEE DETAILS
  BELOW OR CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST AT:
  WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* SNOWFALL FORECAST FROM 5 PM MST TODAY UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

         ALPINE  7 TO 11 INCHES      DONEY PARK  3 TO 5  INCHES
      FLAGSTAFF  9 TO 13 INCHES    FOREST LAKES  9 TO 15 INCHES
         GANADO  3 TO 5  INCHES HEBER-OVERGAARD  4 TO 8  INCHES
 PINETOP-LKSIDE  6 TO 10 INCHES          SHONTO  4 TO 6  INCHES
       SHOW LOW  4 TO 8  INCHES           VALLE  4 TO 6  INCHES
     WHITERIVER  2 TO 4  INCHES        WILLIAMS  7 TO 11 INCHES
    WINDOW ROCK  4 TO 6  INCHES

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING SNOW WITH WIND GUSTS FROM 35 TO 45 MPH
  AT TIMES...MAY MAY LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN NEAR ZERO
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THESE CONDITIONS WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT
  IMPACTS ON TRAVEL...MAKING TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...DUE TO SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
STRONG WINDS PRODUCING LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

DRIVING WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS STORM. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND 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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YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESCOTT...PAYSON
324 AM MST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE ACROSS
  THE YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS...
  AND NORTHERN GILA COUNTY MOUNTAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST
  THROUGH DAY MONDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT AROUND 6500 TO
  7000 FEET SUNDAY EVENING...THEN FALL TO AROUND 4000 FEET
  DURING THE DAY MONDAY.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 2 TO 8 INCHES
  OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED AT ELEVATIONS MAINLY ABOVE 4000...
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SNOWFALL POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS NORTH
  OF PRESCOTT WILL BE LESS THAN SNOWFALL AMOUNTS SOUTH OF THE
  CITY CENTER...HIGHER UP IN THE BRADSHAW MOUNTAINS. SEE DETAILS
  BELOW OR CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST AT:
  WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* SNOWFALL FORECAST FROM 5 PM MST TODAY UNTIL 5 PM MST MONDAY...

     KYKOTSMOVI  1 TO 2  INCHES          PAYSON  2 TO 4  INCHES
PINE-STRAWBERRY  7 TO 11 INCHES PRESCOTT VALLEY  1 TO 3  INCHES
       PRESCOTT  4 TO 6  INCHES        SELIGMAN  2 TO 4  INCHES

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING SNOW WITH WIND GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40 MPH
  AT TIMES...MAY MAY LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN NEAR ZERO
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THESE CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FALLING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

PLAN EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND 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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