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Posted on: February 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Winter Storm Warning From Sat 10 pm until Sun 2 pm MST

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM MST SUNDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET... 

WHAT...Expect periods of snow to develop from west to east late this evening and into Sunday morning. The heaviest and most impactful snow amounts will be above 5000-6000 feet, along with blowing and drifting snow as winds gusts as high as 50 mph. 

WHERE...Areas above 5000 feet near Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Grand Canyon, Heber-Overgaard, Jacob Lake, North Rim, Payson, Pine-Strawberry, Prescott, Prescott Valley, Seligman, Shonto, Valle and Williams. 

WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM MST Sunday. 

IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. 

Snow forecast from 10 PM Today to 2 PM Sunday: 

  • Doney Park  4 to 6  inches       
  • Flagstaff  7 to 11 inches 
  • Forest Lakes  7 to 11 inches    
  • Grand Canyon  3 to 5  inches
  • Heber-Overgaard  2 to 4  inches
  • Jacob Lake  4 to 6  inches
  • North Rim  4 to 6  inches
  • Payson  2 to 4  inches
  • Pine-Strawberry  5 to 9  inches
  • Prescott  3 to 5  inches
  • Prescott Valley  1 to 2  inches
  • Seligman  1 to 3  inches Shonto  1 to 3  inches
  • Valle  2 to 4  inches Williams  6 to 10 inches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. 

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