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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
435 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-290700-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-KAIBAB PLATEAU-COCONINO PLATEAU-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
CHINLE VALLEY-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
BLACK MESA AREA-LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-
435 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...NORTHERN
GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY

NO WEATHER HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY AND TUESDAY AHEAD OF A SIGNIFICANT
WINTER STORM EXPECTED BY EARLY WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING
AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW TO MUCH OF THE AREA FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY ABOVE
5000 FEET. EARLY INDICATIONS ARE FOR AT LEAST 4 TO 8 INCHES AT THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ARIZONA...WITH AS MUCH AS
A FOOT OF SNOW IN FAVORED SOUTH-FACING LOCATIONS OF THE MOGOLLON RIM.

THE TRACK AND DURATION OF THIS STORM IS STILL SOMEWHAT UNCERTAIN AND
THESE NUMBERS COULD CHANGE. HOWEVER...CONFIDENCE IS INCREASING AND
THIS STORM COULD SIGNIFICANTLY HAMPER TRAVEL AROUND THE NEW YEAR.

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