WINTER STORM WARNING!The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Winter Storm Warning...which is in effect from noon Thursday to noon Saturday. The winter storm watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing...light snow will develop and spread from west to east Thursday afternoon...becoming moderate to heavy Thursday night. Snowfall intensity will decrease during the day Friday...then another round of heavy snow will develop friday night through
* General event total snow accumulations...depending on your location within the warning area...expect 8 to 16 inches between 5500 and 7000 feet and 12 to 24 inches above 7000 feet.
* Snowfall forecast from noon Thursday until noon saturday...
Alpine 14 to 20 inches
Forest Lakes 21 to 29 inches
Heber-Overgaard 9 to 15 inches
Pine-Strawberry 16 to 22 inches
Pinetop-Lakeside 15 to 21 inches
Show Low 11 to 17 inches
* Other impacts...gusty southwest winds will produce areas of reduced visibility...as well as blowing and drifting snow.
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.