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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
337 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

AZZ004>018-037>040-280400-
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-
337 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

Windy conditions will develop downstream from the Mogollon Rim
early this morning mainly affecting Doney Park south to Happy
Jack. Wind gusts up to 40 mph can be expected.

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect Monday afternoon through
Tuesday for areas along the Mogollon Rim including Flagstaff,
Forest Lakes, and Alpine.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Monday afternoon through
Tuesday for the North Rim, Black Mesa, and Chuskas including Jacob
Lake, Shonto, Tsaile, and Sawmill.

Both Yavapai and Gila counties will likely see mainly liquid
precipitation Monday afternoon through Tuesday, with
approximately 1 to 2 inches of liquid forecast. Creek and streams
in Yavapai and Gila counties will likely be running high by
Tuesday. However, no major flooding is expected.

Windy conditions will develop along the Little Colorado River
Valley from Winslow to Cameron Monday afternoon as southwesterly
gusts to 40 mph are expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A Winter Storm Warning will continue through Tuesday for areas
along the Mogollon Rim including Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, and
Alpine.

A Winter Weather Advisory will continue through Tuesday for the
North Rim, Black Mesa, and Chuskas including Jacob Lake, Shonto,
Tsaile, and Sawmill.

Both Yavapai and Gila counties will likely see mainly liquid
precipitation through Tuesday, with approximately 1 to 2 inches
of liquid forecast. Creek and streams in Yavapai and Gila counties
will likely be running high by Tuesday. However, no major
flooding is expected.

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

See WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF for more details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions to the NWS Flagstaff Office at 1-888-745-1637.



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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
305 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

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/O.CON.KFGZ.WS.W.0003.170227T1800Z-170228T1800Z/
Western Mogollon Rim-
Including the city of Flagstaff
305 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING...The first flake of snow will occur by midday Monday.
  The heaviest period of snow will be between 11 PM Monday to 5
  AM Tuesday. Snow should taper off by midday Tuesday.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... Elevations 6000 to
  7000 feet: 5 to 10 inches (mainly west of Flagstaff).
  Elevations 7000 to 8000 feet: 10 to 13 inches. Elevations
  above 8000 feet: 13 to 18 inches.

For the most up to date information consult the point specific
forecast at: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* SNOWFALL FORECAST FROM 11 AM MST TODAY UNTIL 11 AM MST
  Tuesday...

     Doney Park  1 to 3  INCHES       Flagstaff  5 to 9  INCHES
       Williams  5 to 9  INCHES

* OTHER IMPACTS...Gusty winds will develop causing reduced
  visibilities in blowing and drifting snow at times during this
  event.

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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