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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
323 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

AZZ510>515-211900-
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WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM...
CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS...MOUNT LEMMON...
SUMMERHAVEN
323 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL
  CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET. PERIODS OF
  BLIZZARD LIKE CONDIITONS MAY OCCUR MORNING. VERY STRONG WINDS
  ACCOMPANYING THE SNOW MAY ALSO DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000 FEET
  AND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...4500 TO 5000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 70 MPH.

* 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. STRONG WINDS MAY ALSO DAMAGE TREES AND POWER LINES.

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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