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WIND ADVISORY & HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON. POSTED 337 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

KAIBAB PLATEAU-COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS- EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACOB LAKE...FREDONIA... VALLE... PRESCOTT. ..SELIGMAN...ASH FORK...HEBER...HAPPY JACK... FOREST LAKES 337 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. STRONGER WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN WIND PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL CREATE AN ADDITIONAL HAZARD TO HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING THROUGH THE AREA. WIND BLOWN DUST AND
SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR GUSTS FROM 40 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.  CONSIDER SECURING LOOSE BELONGINGS ON YOUR PROPERTY. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
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.
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