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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
341 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

AZZ004>018-037>040-240300-
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-
341 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE THIRD OF THREE STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW, AS
WELL AS STRONG WINDS, TO NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY. RAIN AND SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE DAY. THE
BEST CHANCES FOR HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL BE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MOST LOCATIONS ABOVE
6000 FEET. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MOST LOCATIONS
ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 6000 FEET.

DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND
SLICK ROADS. VISIBILITIES COULD ALSO BE SEVERELY REDUCED DUE TO
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS PLEASE CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECASTS
AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO LAST THROUGH THE EARLY HOURS OF
TUESDAY MORNING WITH WINTER WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS REMAINING IN EFFECT
UNTIL NOON TUESDAY FOR MOST LOCATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET.

DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND
SLICK ROADS. VISIBILITIES COULD ALSO BE SEVERELY REDUCED DUE TO
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

CLEARING IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY, BUT VERY COLD MORNING LOW
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEK. LOW TEMPERATURES IN
THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF
NORTHERN ARIZONA`S HIGH COUNTRY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
313 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

AZZ004-006>008-015-232200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170124T1200Z/
KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-COCONINO PLATEAU-
YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACOB LAKE...GRAND CANYON VILLAGE...
VALLE...FLAGSTAFF
313 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY
ABOVE 6000 FEET...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY
  CONTINUING...HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES FOR
  AREAS ABOVE 6000 FEET ELEVATION. HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG
  SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF THE MOGOLLON RIM AND THE KAIBAB
  PLATEAU. CONSULT POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST AT:
  WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 3 AM MST TODAY UNTIL 5 AM MST
  TUESDAY...

     DONEY PARK  5 TO 9  INCHES       FLAGSTAFF  7 TO 11 INCHES
   GRAND CANYON  4 TO 8  INCHES      JACOB LAKE  6 TO 10 INCHES
      NORTH RIM  9 TO 13 INCHES           VALLE  3 TO 5  INCHES
       WILLIAMS  5 TO 9  INCHES

* WINDS...GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE EVENT...WITH THE
  STRONGEST WINDS THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS 20 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 WILL SEVERELY REDUCE VISIBILITIES IN
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AT TIMES.

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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