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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
000
WWUS45 KPSR 231054
WSWPSR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
354 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

AZZ024-232300-
/O.CON.KPSR.WW.Y.0001.170123T2000Z-170124T1200Z/
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
354 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST TO BEGIN FALLING NEAR 5500
  FEET BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...THEN DOWN TO 4200 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
  HOWEVER SINCE MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION FROM THIS NEW STORM WILL
  FALL AS RAIN FIRST...ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE 2 TO 5 INCH RANGE
  WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2-5 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* AFFECTED AREA...SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN CARLOS INDIAN RESERVATION...SIGNAL
  PEAK...AND PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 77 APPROACHING THE SALT RIVER CANYON
  FROM THE SOUTH.

* SNOW LEVELS...FALLING TO NEAR 5500 LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...
  THEN DOWN TO 4200 FEET BY MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...
  ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED AT AND ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT
  LEVEL.

* MAIN IMPACT...SLIPPERY ROADS WITH LOW VISIBILITY IN SNOW AND
  FOG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.