Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
600 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

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Kaibab Plateau-Marble and Glen Canyons-Grand Canyon Country-
Coconino Plateau-Yavapai County Mountains-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-
Western Mogollon Rim-Eastern Mogollon Rim-White Mountains-
Northern Gila County-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins-
Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
600 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for Apache...Coconino...
Northern Gila...Navajo...and Yavapai Counties in Northern
Arizona.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

A fast moving upper level disturbance will bring a quick shot of
showers to northern Arizona today. Snow levels will be in the
4500 to 5500 foot range with snow accumulations generally less
than one half an inch. Temperatures will continue to be below
normal.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Friday

A winter storm watch is in effect for areas above 6000 feet along
the Mogollon Rim and White Mountains from 11 am Monday through
5 pm Tuesday. The current snowfall forecast has storm totals from
8-12 inches across the populated areas of the Mogollon Rim and
White Mountains. 4 to 8 inches of snow are possible across the
Kaibab Plateau and Chuska Mountains. For now it appears that
little to no snow accumulation is expected for Prescott or Payson.

Liquid precipitation totals for Monday and Tuesday are forecast
to range from 0.75 inch to one inch across areas south of I-40
primarily over Yavapai and Gila counties, and along the Mogollon
Rim. These amounts will likely cause rises in creeks and streams
in Yavapai and Gila counties. No major flooding impacts are
expected at this time.

Clearing to return Tuesday night with fair and warmer weather
starting Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

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